Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): A 70-year-old great grandmother has got rid of her 30-year hacking cough with the help of non-stick coating in frying pans.
Helen Butterwick, 70, has become the first person in the UK to have her throat rebuilt with Teflon.
She went under the knife after doctors diagnosed her with a collapsed windpipe.
Surgeon Joseph Marzouk has already applied Teflon in other surgeries with great results.
"The op itself is very rare - I've done it 17 times in ten years but this is a first with Teflon," the Sun quoted Marzouk as saying.
"I told doctors, 'I don't need to cook a full English on my windpipe. But it's great to breathe normally again," said Helen.
Hubby David joked: "At last I'll get a good night's sleep." (ANI)