Cosmetic Surgery Expert Responding to the Death of Donda West, Mother of Kanye West

Rapper Kanye West’s mother, Donda West, died unexpectedly following a breast lift and tummy tuck surgery. This tragedy sent shock waves through the cosmetic surgery world. Dr. Mark Mandell-Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio’s top cosmetic surgeon was interviewed on ABC affiliate, Channel 9 TV news regarding the safety of cosmetic surgery.

According to Dr. Mandell-Brown, “We should not make speculative judgment about Dr. Jan Adams’ treatment of Donda West.” “It is not fair when a catastrophic event like this occurs to point the finger without knowing all the facts,” he added. What happened to Kanye West and his mother is not the normal result of plastic surgery.

However, cosmetic surgery leading to a fatal outcome is extremely rare. The two leading causes of death after any lengthy surgery are leg blood clots traveling to the lung (pulmonary embolism) and sudden heart attack. The following are Dr. Mandell-Brown’s top ten factors for safe surgery: