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Surgeon is accused of carrying out unnecessary surgery

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 17 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:619
  1. Fabio Turone
  1. Milan

A private hospital in Milan, Italy, has been forced to hand over to police the medical records of at least 21 patients who have recently had heart valve surgery.

The preliminary investigation, is into the work of cardiac surgeon, Dr Roberto Gallotti, at the 647 bed Istituto Clinico Humanitas in Rozzano, who, according …

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