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Woman’s Death Following Liposuction Sparks Concerns Over Surgeon Licensing

By all accounts, Krista Stryland was a successful real estate agent in good health, which makes the tragic end the 37-year-old Toronto woman met following a liposuction procedure all the more disturbing …


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Medical board sends issue of office-based surgery back to committee

Virginia plastic surgeons, worried that some doctors are taking quickie courses on how to do breast implants, liposuction and tummy tucks and then operating, want stricter rules on office-based surgery. …

by Tammie Smith


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Nipped, tucked and wide awake?

Bargain plastic surgery procedure uses only local anesthesia but can be dangerous, experts warn…MSNBC
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Bellevue clinic sued in liposuction death

The family of a woman who died after liposuction at a Bellevue clinic has sued the clinic and doctor who did the procedure, a month after the state charged the doctor with unprofessional conduct.Seattle PI
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ABC Affiliate WRIC

Richmond / Petersburg ABC affiliate WRIC picks up VASPS press release.
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