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Surgeon faces legal action for trying to sell Bataclan victim X-ray as NFT

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A senior French surgeon faces legal action and a possible disciplinary charge after attempting to sell an X-ray of a concert-goer who was shot during the 2015 attack on the Bataclan music hall in Paris. Emmanuel Masme...

Liver-branding transplant surgeon struck off medical register

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A surgeon who burned his initials on to the livers of two patients during transplant surgery has been struck off the medical register. Simon Bramhall, 57, admitted using an argon beam – used to stop livers bleeding du...

Women 32% more likely to die after operation by male surgeon, study reveals

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Women who are operated on by a male surgeon are much more likely to die, experience complications and be readmitted to hospital than when a woman performs the procedure, research reveals. Women are 15% more liable to ...

Austrian surgeon fined €2,700 for amputating wrong leg

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An Austrian court has fined a surgeon for amputating the wrong leg of an elderly patient. The 43-year-old surgeon said her actions were due to “human error”, but the judge found her guilty of gross negligence and fine...

DeSantis names doctor opposed to masks and vaccine mandates as Florida’s surgeon general

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A medical professor who is opposed to mask and vaccine mandates, attacked concern over the pandemic as “Covid mania” and likened the eating of fruit and vegetables to the benefits of vaccination has been named as Flor...

Sydney surgeon wins $450k payout after ‘appalling’ online campaign to destroy his reputation

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A scorned patient has been ordered to pay $450,000 for an “appalling and entirely unjustified and unjustifiable” negative internet campaign designed to destroy a Sydney plastic surgeon’s reputation, a judge has found....

US surgeon general: Covid misinformation ‘spreading like wildfire’ on social media

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Joe Biden’s administration renewed its assault on social media companies spreading Covid-19 misinformation on Sunday, as new infections continued to surge across the entire US. Vivek Murthy, the US surgeon general who...

Top UK brain surgeon calls for urgent inquiry into assisted dying

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Henry Marsh, one of the UK’s leading brain surgeons and a bestselling author, has called for an urgent inquiry into assisted dying after revealing he has advanced prostate cancer. March, the author of Do No Harm: Stor...

Sharon Stone: cosmetic surgeon enlarged my breasts without consent

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Sharon Stone had her breasts augmented without her consent during reconstructive surgery, the actor has claimed. Stone says she woke from a 2001 operation to reconstruct her breasts following the removal of benign tum...