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Transplant surgeon who fast tracked patients is found not guilty of attempted manslaughter

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2506 (Published 07 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2506
  1. Ned Stafford
  1. 1Hamburg

An organ transplantation surgeon who allegedly manipulated data to make some patients seem sicker than they were so that they could be moved up the waiting list for donated livers has been found not guilty of attempted manslaughter and premeditated bodily harm with fatal consequences by a German court.

At the time of the alleged …

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