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Surgeon Simon Bramhall marked initials on sufferers’ livers

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Simon Bramhall labored at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A surgeon who marked his initials on the livers of two transplant sufferers has admitted assault by beating.

Simon Bramhall, 53, dedicated the offences at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital in February and August 2013.

The liver, spleen and pancreas surgeon was suspended in 2013.

He pleaded responsible to 2 fees at Birmingham Crown Courtroom and shall be sentenced on the identical court docket on 12 January.

He was suspended when the branding was found by one other surgeon.

Liver surgeons use an argon beam to cease livers bleeding, however can even use it to burn the floor of the liver to sketch out the realm of an operation.

It’s not believed to have been dangerous to the liver and the marks usually disappear.

Bramhall resigned after a disciplinary listening to in Might 2014.

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