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Surgeon Who Etched His Initials on Patients’ Livers Is Convicted of Assault

LONDON — A prominent British surgeon who etched his initials onto the livers of two patients, in a case that shocked many with its audacity, has been convicted of assault. The surgeon, Simon Bramhall, who gained fame in 2010 after ...

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North Korea defector 'stabilized' after second surgery: South Korean surgeon

SEOUL (Reuters) – A North Korean soldier who suffered critical gunshot wounds during a defection dash over the border to South Korea this week stabilized on Wednesday after a second round of surgery, a doctor treating him said. FILE PHOTO: ...

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Ian Paterson: Victims of disgraced surgeon get £37m

About 750 victims of rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson are to be paid compensation from a new £37m fund. Private healthcare firm Spire has agreed to pay £27.2m, with £10m coming from Paterson’s insurers and the Heart of England NHS ...

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Disgraced surgeon has sentence increased

A breast surgeon who intentionally wounded his patients has had his 15-year jail term increased to 20 years. Ian Paterson, 59, who appeared at the Court of Appeal via video link, was told his current sentence was “not sufficient” to ...

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