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Surgeon in kidney inquiry himself faces surgery suit

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 11 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:669
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    The Royal College of Surgeons has said it was unaware that a senior urologist it appointed to help investigate how the wrong, healthy kidney was removed from a patient in Wales was himself involved in a claim for civil damages in relation to a kidney operation in Scotland.

    The college set up the two member team two months ago to carry out an investigation into the removal of the healthy kidney from a patient at the Prince Philip Hospital in Llanelli. The patient, 70 year old Graham Reeves, died …

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