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Fatal Experiments: A Maverick Surgeon Strikes Back

October 25, 2016

(The Guardian) – At times, the language in Fatal Experiments: the Downfall of a Supersurgeon is far from clinical. The documentary, which sparked controversy in Sweden earlier this year and which airs on the BBC this week, slices open the somewhat murky story of Paolo Macchiarini – a brilliant surgeon accused of falsifying scientific results and being investigated over potential charges akin to manslaughter, after attempts to implant plastic windpipes failed and patients died.

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