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Indian woman dies after hip replacement surgery in Dubai

IANS  |  Dubai 

An Indian woman died at a hospital due to complications after a surgery, a media report said on Monday.

Betty Rita Fernandes, originally from Mumbai, was a and ran 'Betty's Cake Tales', a specialty grocery store, reports

Mohayem Abdelghany, of the Al Zahra Hospital, in a statement said: "In reference to the demise of on May 9 after her surgery, we have made the family transparently aware of all the developments and ongoing reviews.

"This incident is currently being dealt with multi-level in-depth reviews as per the hospital, Health Authority (DHA) and Joint Commission International (JCI) guidelines. It was also notified to the relevant authorities and DHA for their independent assessment and review and we will keep the patient's family updated."

The DHA said that the case was currently under probe and added the Department "looks into every single case of alleged negligence and/or malpractice stringently".

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 12:34 IST
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