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Yes, it is normal to have staples in the abdomen after an operation.
Nowadays, most operations on the bowels or vessels involve joining edges with the help of metallic surgical staplers which put staples instead of stitches.
incorporates a huge magnet, it does not allow anyone with metallic objects implanted in the body to avoid the danger of being pulled away magnetically.
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