A Tuscon personal injury law attorney Kimberley A. Taylor, 53 who underwent a tummy tuck and face-lift on Dec 28th, 2006 died of post surgical complications. The surgery was performed by board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Armando Alfaro. The exact cause of death or the location where the surgery was performed is not known at this time.

Cosmetic surgery risks
a. There is approximately one death in every 57,000 cases of cosmetic surgery.
b. In 2005, 2 million Americans underwent cosmetic surgery.
c. The Anesthesia used in cosmetic surgery can lead to serious risks.
e. Possible complications are abnormal heart rhythm, airway obstruction, blood clots, brain damage, death, heart attack, malignant hyperthermia, nerve damage, stroke and temporary paralysis.