Plastic Surgery Abroad - is it dangerous?

In the past we wrote about plastic surgery abroad and the possible complications you might be face, today we came a cross and article where the make some shocking comparison:

Researchers reported a series of 8 U.S. residents who, in a 2 year period, were infected with Mycobacterium abscessus after having undergone body contouring (liposuction) procedures in a clinic in the Dominican Republic. By comparison, there were no reported incidences of Mycobacterium abscessus infection among 230,000 operative procedures over a 5 year period at the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York. This suggests that the known cases of complications in offshore procedures is just the tip of the iceberg.**

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