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Frequency of Litigations from plastic surgeon physician's refering to Fars provience forensic medicine organization between 2013 and 2020
Athar Rasekhjahromi , Ali Reza Doroudch , Gholamreza Motazedian , Mohammad Zarenezhad , Fatemeh Ahmadi , Navid Kalani , Mojtaba Ghaedi *
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Introduction: Today, increasing people's efforts for beauty and rejuvenation has led to the promotion of plastic surgeries, which has provided the basis for increasing malpractition and patients' dissatisfaction with the results.Methods: The present study was a descriptive study based secondary data analysis. Examining the existing cases in the forensic medicine of Fars province, a total of 132 cases referred to this organization were in the Plastic Surgery Commission, of which 58 were related to complaints from plastic surgeons.Out of 58 suspects, 24 (41.4%) were acquitted and 34 (58.6%) were convicted, and 55 (94.8%) were man and 3 (5.2%) were woman. The highest cause of negligence was incompetence, which included 16 cases (66/6%). In addition there was carelessness with 20.8% and compound negligence (8.3%); also, the most common cause of complaints was cosmetic defects with 58.6%.
Conclusion: In general, this study showed that the most common reason for complaining to plastic surgeons is cosmetic defects and dissatisfaction with the results of the operation, and this requires plastic surgeons to explain the results of the operation for the patient better. ; Moreover, the most common cause of litigation was incompetence, which indicates the importance of skills acquisition by surgeons.
Keywords: Plastic surgery, Forensic medicine, Medical malpractice, Litigation
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: gharahi
Received: 2021/11/14 | Revised: 2022/02/6 | Accepted: 2022/01/15
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Research code: IR.JUMS.REC.1398.066
Ethics code: IR.JUMS.REC.1398.066


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Rasekhjahromi A, Doroudch A R, Motazedian G, Zarenezhad M, Ahmadi F, Kalani N et al . Frequency of Litigations from plastic surgeon physician's refering to Fars provience forensic medicine organization between 2013 and 2020. jmj. 2021; 19 (4) :19-25
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