The medical report stated “the patient’s signs of risk of life were ignored.”
A medical report on the death of Diego Maradona given to prosecutors on Monday stated the Argentine soccer legend agonised for greater than 12 hours, didn’t obtain ample therapy and will nonetheless be alive if he had been correctly hospitalised.
The medical panel labored for 2 months on the report which was written by greater than 20 doctors. Maradona, who led Argentina to a 1986 World Cup, is taken into account one of the greatest football players ever.
The doc additional complicates the protection of seven folks beneath investigation in the case, together with brain surgeon Leopoldo Luque and psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov, each of whom labored for Maradona.
The 60-year-old Maradona died of a heart attack at a rented residence exterior Buenos Aires following a November 3 mind operation.
The medical report stated “the patient’s signs of risk of life were ignored,” including that Maradona “showed unequivocal signs of a prolonged agony period” of at the least 12 hours.
The doc additionally stated the eye Maradona was getting on the rented home “did not fulfil the minimum requirements” for a affected person together with his medical historical past. It stated the Argentine star wouldn’t have died with “adequate hospitalisation”.
Maradona had suffered a collection of medical issues, some as a result of excesses of medicine and alcohol. He was reportedly close to death in 2000 and 2004.
Julio Rivas, a lawyer for Dr. Luque, stated he’ll attempt to annul the medical forensics of the report.
“They have made a biased report, a bad one, with no scientific foundation,” he stated.