Surgical clips

Sid Schwab: “Lifting his shirt and looking down, he noticed some activity at the small and previously healed scar from where I’d placed, and left for a few days, a drainage tube. He got his hand to the area in time to catch a whole series — fourteen, to be exact — of steel clips exiting out the former hole in single file like little tin soldiers, blip, blip, plop, plop. He brought them to me in a baggie.”

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