Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Paging Burke and Hare - Health - Patients Nationwide May Have Received Stolen Tissue: "Patricia Battisti had thought her back surgery in early 2005 was routine. A letter from her hospital nearly a year later made it clear she was wrong.

Battisti was informed that the cadaver bone that was implanted in her back may have been infected with various viruses -- the result of what investigators say was a large-scale scheme in which corpses were cut up and body parts illegally sold."

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