Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The results of the autopsy performed on Altagracia Diaz, the woman who recently died at the International Center for Advanced Plastic Surgery (CIPLA), confirm that there was a surgical intervention and that the 51-year-old woman died of a fatty embolism. pulmonary level, which the medical literature describes as the obstruction of blood vessels by fat globules.
This was stated by the Minister of Public Health, Rafael Sánchez Cárdenas, who said that next Monday he will give the full report on what happened to the patient and the measures that will be taken regarding the aesthetic clinic and the health personnel involved.
He also announced that 12 operating rooms operate in the clinic, but it is enabled for four.
He said that the commission that studied the Diaz case investigates other allegations of alleged medical malpractice related to surgery and aesthetic treatments and guaranteed that the Ministry will act responsibly to prevent unfortunate events from occurring.
He said he will meet with the Society of Plastic Surgery, to establish the protocol modifications and the hardening of the measures that intervene in the specialty.
The preliminary report of the investigating commission recommends increasing certifications and accreditations with greater technical rigor.