Mesh surgeon removed ovaries without prior consent

Mesh surgeon removed ovaries without prior consent
 

A surgeon under NHS investigation removed a patient's ovaries without prior consent as they were "in the way".
Tony Dixon helped to pioneer the use of mesh in bowel surgery to fix prolapses and relieve constipation.
Lucinda Methuen Campbell, who recently died, said she had not consented to the removal before the operation in 2014.
Mr Dixon said he could not comment on specific allegations due to patient confidentiality.
Mrs Methuen Campbell had lengthy consultations with Mr Dixon before the operation.
He told her her problems were complex involving surgery not just on her bowel... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 61
Source: BBC
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