dimanche 29 janvier 2012

Nigeria: Mrs. Stella Obasanjo died a few pounds less.

In September 2009, the Spanish surgeon Antonio Mena was sentenced to one year in prison and a fine for the death of Stella Obasanjo, wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The wife of President Obasanjo considered as the first lady of Nigeria died October 23, 2005 following a liposuction gone wrong.
Stella Obasanjo, born Abebe (60), one of the wives of President Olusegun Obasanjo since 1978, had visited the clinic Cosmetic Molding of Puerto Banos near Marbella, specializing in cosmetic surgery, to undergo liposuction of the abdomen.
She had left the operating room with injuries that proved fatal.
A court in Malaga found that the surgeon had failed to care and negligent.
At the trial of the surgeon who performed the operation, it was a tube used to remove fat was placed by mistake in the patient's abdominal cavity perforating his colon and lacerating his liver.
Mrs Obasanjo became seriously ill the day after the operation. According to prosecutors, when the first shots son to warn him that there were post-operative problems were gone, the surgeon did not respond to calls on his cell phone, and waited more than four hours for lead (in his car to him) in an intensive care unit at the Costa del Sol Hospital in Marbella where she died an hour later. It could have been saved if his injuries were detected in time.
The surgeon, was sentenced to one year in jail for negligence. He was also forbidden to practice medicine for three years and required to pay 176,000 dollars to Olumuyiwa Obasanjo, the only son of Stella Obasanjo.
The prosecutor had asked for two years in prison and five-year ban on practicing medicine.
According to some experts, blood test or ultrasound would have been sufficient to detect internal injuries of Mrs Obasanjo.
Olusegun Obasanjo General Okikiolahan Matthew ran Nigeria from February 13, 1976 October 1, 1979 and February 27, 1999 to May 29, 2007.

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