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Hamburg surgeon operates after stroke

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 21 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:129
  1. Annette Tuffs
  1. Heidelberg

    A surgeon from Hamburg, Germany, is being investigated for operating on 21 patients when he was disabled as the result of a stroke.

    The surgeon, who has not been named, continued to work at Hamburg University Hospital for several months after his stroke even though he was partially disabled. He was eventually …

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