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Canadian inquest into paediatric cardiac surgery deaths ends

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7164.965a (Published 10 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:965
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    An inquest into deaths in paediatric cardiac surgery in the Canadian province of Manitoba --which shows similarities to Britain's recent case of 29 deaths in Bristol--has ended after almost three years of testimony running to 50000 pages and a cost of $C2.2m (£0.8m; $1.4m).

    The inquest examined 44 open …

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