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“Flesh-Eating Bacteria” and Death Following Liposuction

“Flesh-Eating Bacteria” and Death Following Liposuction

A news story of late described a woman passing away after a routine liposuction procedure on her arm. A very serious infection occurred and her surgeons – OBGYN’s, not plastic surgeons – discounted her severe pain, which ultimately led her to the hospital days later where she died of multi-organ failure. Why would a routine liposuction procedure lead to death in the hands of physicians aware of potentially serious complications? Board certified plastic surgeons weigh in on the latest episode of No Spin Live.

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