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Plastic Surgery Singapore News: Liposuction clinic fined $60,000 for breaking law

From - A clinic where a 44-year-old man underwent a liposuction operation and died later was fined a total of S$60,000 yesterday for breaking the law.

Reves Clinic, located at International Building in Orchard Road and now called Yume Aesthetic & Medical Clinic, pleaded guilty to six charges in the State Courts under the Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act.

Four of them involved letting Jim Wong Meng Hang, 38, carry out liposuction on patients without the presence of a registered nurse or an assistant with the relevant training and experience in an operating theatre.

The remaining two accused Zhu Xiu Chun alias Myint Myint Kyi, 51, of the same offence.
Both doctors were directors of the clinic.

The man who died was Mr Franklin Heng, chief executive of property management company YTL Pacific Star,who collapsed at the clinic during the procedure on Dec 30, 2009.
He was taken to the A&E department of Tan Tock Seng Hospital and pronounced dead on arrival.