Diego Maradona demise: Argentina to convene medical board subsequent month to rule on negligence in legend’s well being care

Diego Maradona demise: Argentina to convene medical board subsequent month to rule on negligence in legend’s well being care

9 consultants will likely be known as on 8 March together with the health workers that took half in Maradona’s post-mortem.

Diego Maradona death: Argentina to convene medical board next month to rule on negligence in legend's health care

Diego Maradona, who was among the many finest gamers ever, died from a coronary heart assault on Wednesday, 25 November, 2020, at his residence in Buenos Aires. AP

Buenos Aires: Argentina’s public prosecutor’s workplace will convene a medical board on 8 March to determine whether or not or not late soccer legend Diego Maradona was given correct therapy earlier than his demise, authorized sources mentioned on Tuesday.

Maradona died of a coronary heart assault on 25 November, weeks after present process mind surgical procedure on a blood clot.

Investigators are attempting to find out whether or not or not there was negligence in Maradona’s well being care earlier than he died.

9 consultants will likely be known as on 8 March together with the health workers that took half in Maradona’s post-mortem.

The general public prosecutor in San Isidro, a suburb of the capital Buenos Aires, has additionally known as two extra witnesses to look earlier than investigators on Thursday: a nursing coordinator and the physician tasked with coordinating Maradona’s residence care in the course of the days earlier than he died.

5 different folks, together with neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque and psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov, are already underneath investigation within the involuntary manslaughter probe.

The most recent two folks included within the investigation have been members of a WhatsApp chat group discussing Maradona’s care, native media reported.

Two of Maradona’s daughters — Gianinna, 31, and Jana, 24 — may also seem earlier than prosecutors on Thursday.

They’ve accused Luque of accountability in Maradona’s deteriorating well being.

A primary post-mortem performed the day Maradona died discovered he had suffered from liquid on the lungs with acute coronary heart failure introduced on by a illness of the center muscle groups that makes it more durable to pump blood. His coronary heart was twice the conventional dimension.

Maradona is an idol to tens of millions of Argentines after he impressed the South American nation to solely its second World Cup triumph in 1986.

An attacking midfielder who spent two years with Spanish giants Barcelona, he’s additionally beloved in Naples the place he helped Napoli win the one two Serie A titles within the membership’s historical past.

He was coach of Argentine prime flight outfit Gimnasia y Esgrima when he died.

He had celebrated his sixtieth birthday on 30 October on the membership however seemed in poor bodily well being and appeared to have hassle talking.

Sources near Maradona mentioned he suffered from melancholy throughout eight months of coronavirus restrictions that confined him to residence as he was thought-about a high-risk individual.

Maradona was affected by liver, kidney and cardiovascular issues when he died.

He had battled cocaine and alcohol addictions throughout his life.

 

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