Galina Rakushina was in a coma for 13 months before she died (Picture: east2west news)
A 30-year-old mother-of-two identified as Galina Rakushina, who had wanted to surprise her husband, Alexander by having a breast enlargement surgery, has died following complications from the procedure at a clinic in Moscow, Russia.
According to a report by Metro UK, the woman who is the latest victim of death linked to plastic surgery, reportedly slipped into a coma for more than a year, and has now died 13 months after going for the operation.
While speaking to a correspondent, a friend of the victim, Mrs Rakushina said the late Galina ‘wanted to surprise her husband by enlarging her breasts after having her children’, adding: ‘She had secretly saved money for the operation.’
It was gathered that the victim’s heart stopped soon after she was given anaesthetic, and although her heart restarted her brain was starved of oxygen ‘for too long’.
A report on her death claimed: ‘Her heart was not beating for more than three minutes when doctors started reanimation.’
The Russian Investigative Committee, which probes serious crime, has launched a criminal case into unsafe medical services by the unnamed clinic.
A separate probe is investigating the deaths of four women who went for plastic surgery at MedLounge clinic.
Reports in Russian media claim an ‘angel of death’ nurse who tampered with their medicine is to blame. After Natalia Orlova died following a facelift, her daughter Rada said she was told by three medics that her mother had been poisoned.
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