Family"s heartbreak as mother-of-three dies after her stomach is punctured during weight-loss surgery

'She only did it so she'd see her children grow up': Family's heartbreak as mother-of-three dies after her stomach is punctured during weight-loss surgery Tracey Korkmaz, 41, had hoped the operation at University College Hospital London would help her go from 23 stone to 18 stoneBut doctors failed to notice her stomach was punctured and her condition deteriorated Died 10 days later after two further rounds of surgeryHospital now admitted full responsibility and paid undisclosed settlement | UPDATED: 17:05 GMT, 7 December 2012 A mother-of-three died after her stomach lining was punctured during weight loss surgery.

Grandmother receives payout after doctors wrongly removed her stomach

Grandmother has stomach removed after doctors wrongly diagnose her with deadly tumour Patient”s lawyer claims mistake “wasn”t an individual human error but involved a team of clinicians” A pensioner whose stomach was mistakenly removed by surgeons has received a compensation payout A pensioner whose stomach was mistakenly removed by surgeons has received a substantial compensation payout. The 74-year-old grandmother from Rugeley, Staffordshire, was misdiagnosed with stomach cancer in 2004 and underwent major surgery to have the supposedly life-threatening tumour removed. But medics later discovered that the operation was unnecessary as test results taken at Cannock Chase and Stafford General hospitals had been wrongly interpreted and the mass was benign