Transplant surgeon accused of branding his initials on patients' LIVERS is charged with causing actual bodily harm

Mail Online | 2/9/2013 | Lara Keay For Mailonline
Caris (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo:

A surgeon accused of burning his initials onto patients' livers will face trial for actual bodily harm.

Consultant Simon Bramhall, 53, is charged with branding one man and one woman's livers with 'SB' during transplant surgery in 2013.

Incidents - Place - Queen - Elizabeth - Hospital

The alleged incidents took place while he worked at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, where he was a liver, spleen and pancreatic surgeon for 12 years.

He denies two counts of actual bodily harm and will appear at Birmingham Crown Court on December 11.

Liver - Surgeons - Argon - Gas - Livers

Liver surgeons use argon gas to stop livers bleeding during operations, but they can also be used to highlight the area of the organ due to be worked on.

It is not harmful and the marks usually disappear by themselves, but when the female patient had a follow up...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Mail Online
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!