Ekaterina Fedyaeva’s surgery was supposed to be routine. Instead of administering saline solution, medical personnel mistakenly gave her formalin, a solution that contains formaldehyde – which is used to preserve dead bodies. Photo: RT

Russian woman’s surgery was supposed to be routine, instead she was ‘embalmed alive’

Ekaterina Fedyaeva dies during routine laparoscopic procedure after medical personnel mistakenly administer formalin, a solution that contains formaldehyde

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Ekaterina Fedyaeva’s surgery was supposed to be routine. Instead of administering saline solution, medical personnel mistakenly gave her formalin, a solution that contains formaldehyde – which is used to preserve dead bodies. Photo: RT
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