Frederic Pechier talks to journalists as he leaves the court after his hearing in Besancon in March 2017. Photo: AFP

French doctor Frederic Pechier suspected of poisoning patients so he could save them, killing nine when he failed

  • Anaesthetist linked to 24 out of 66 suspicious incidents taking place during surgical proceedings at his clinic
  • He is believed to have injecting lethal doses of potassium chloride or other chemicals during operations
Topic |   France

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Frederic Pechier talks to journalists as he leaves the court after his hearing in Besancon in March 2017. Photo: AFP
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St Paul's Hospital in Causeway Bay, where the spleen removal procedure was performed. Photo: Google Maps

Doctor accused of wrongly removing patient’s spleen at Hong Kong hospital insists it was ‘not a blunder’

  • Botched operation takes out the blood-filtering organ instead of a kidney tumour, says incident report
  • Accused urologist says he acted to save the patient’s life at the Causeway Bay hospital
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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St Paul's Hospital in Causeway Bay, where the spleen removal procedure was performed. Photo: Google Maps
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