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Office surgery in Florida to be reviewed

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7131.571n (Published 21 February 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:571
  1. Fred B Charatan
  1. Florida

    The death of a 51 year old man earlier this year while undergoing nine hours of liposuction, a face lift, and penile enlargement in the office of a plastic surgeon has resulted in calls for a review of the regulations which govern office surgery.

    The regulations, written by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration in 1992, define three …

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