Standard-sized needles failed to reach the buttock muscle in 23 out of 25 women whose rears were examined after what was supposed to be an intramuscular injection of a drug.That's enough to get me back to the gym.
Two-thirds of the 50 patients in the study did not receive the full dosage of the drug, which instead lodged in the fat tissue of their buttocks, researchers from The Adelaide and Meath Hospital in Dublin said in a presentation to the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Bigger butts, bigger needles
Apparently our butts have become so large that longer needles are needed to deliver the appropriate dose of medicine in some injections.