Medical death of a minor in Cuenca being investigated by Azuay Prosecutor

A minor identified as Sofia G., 8, died after undergoing surgery in a hospital in Cuenca on November 18th. Her relatives have reported the case, since they believe that it was due to medical practice. The Azuay Prosecutor’s Office opened a previous investigation. Juan Carlos Salazar, a lawyer for Sofia’s family, said that on Friday, November 15th, the girl was admitted to a hospital in the city “with a case of tonsillitis,” and the doctors who treated her decided to intervene surgically. “On November 18th, the supposedly routine surgical intervention was performed an operation that should not have been of great significance.…

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