• Kyodo News


A patient died after developing serious complications during an operation last fall that was transmitted live for a doctors’ training session, medical sources said.

An investigation panel under the Japanese Society for Cardiovascular Surgery concluded there were no causal links between the death of the patient, who suffered an aortic aneurysm, and the live broadcast.

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