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Turborama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-11 10:58 AM
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Australia inquiry after wrong (32 week old) twin foetus terminated
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Edited on Thu Nov-24-11 11:18 AM by Turborama
Source: BBC

An Australian hospital has launched an inquiry after staff treating a woman carrying twin boys accidentally terminated the wrong foetus.

Doctors had told the woman that one of her babies had a congenital heart defect that would require numerous operations, if he survived.

The woman chose to abort the 32-week foetus but staff injected the wrong twin.

The hospital in Melbourne described it as a "terrible tragedy".

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15870161



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