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Donda West -- Big Trouble on the Table?

11/13/2007 12:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Sources tell TMZ Donda West's operation lasted eight hours -- twice as long as it should have. We're told Dr. Jan Adams began the operation Friday morning and finished Friday evening. He then sent Ms. West home, rather than to a recovery center, which we're told, would have been appropriate.

Several doctors at Centinela Hospital where West was taken, tell TMZ they believe the excessive amount of time it took to perform the procedure strongly suggests either something went wrong during the operation or the doctor was just too inexperienced.

We're told she was dead the next evening at her home before paramedics arrived.

What's more, Dr. Adams is not Board Certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

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Michele Morgan    

I dont think it had anything to do with money. I think she could not find a surgeon who would perform the surgery due to her medical history. She was a smart woman and new exactly what she was getting into!!! Everyone, as a nurse my advice is to contact the board the doctor is certified by and check him out !!! Make sure he is CERTIFIED and has no complaints against him or her !!! Also seek out a second opinion.

2443 days ago
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KIMMIE KIM    

WHY DONT PEOPLE JUST MIND THEIR OWN BUSINESS. MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU KAYNE AND YOUR FAMILY. WHY DONT PEOPLE IN THIS WORLD MIND THIER OWN BUSINESS. NASTY COMMENT ARE NOT NEEDED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! R.I.P.MS.DONYA WEST.

2442 days ago
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Tarsha    

I don't know if kanya will ever read this but I know God places us here for a very short time to do his work and when our work is over he calls us home. He picked a beatiful flower to add to his gardan. Your mother's work was to guide you , support you and love you and she did even through death. Also, she made a tremendous contribution to the world not just by having you but by developing young minds. She is surely in heaven with all the other Angels. May God continue to bless and keep you throughout the days of your life. Never forget what Dr. West taught you, always apply her priniciples to your everyday life and your mother will continue to live on through you. With deepest sympathy and regards. Nurse in Mississippi.

2437 days ago
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Anna Kent    

Human tragedies happen and people do die - that is a reality. However, not allowing a professional to clear his name or, in the least, to challenge accusations and gossip / rumour against him, his profession and his livelihood, is morally and ethically wrong.
He should not have been stifled during his interview with Larry King. Whatever you may think of him or his trade or his degree of professionalism, he had a right to clear his name. I felt Dr. Gupta answered questions put to him as would have Dr. Adams.
Remember, it is easy to criticize but life is lived in the moment and decisions often, are made that do, in fact, come back to haunt you. This is one case in point. That is my humble, Canadian point of view. Thank you.

2437 days ago
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TT    

Well first off, this wasn't her cheapest route, in fact Kanye gave her 500,000.00 for the surgery when it costs about 25,000 to 30,000. Second, I just dont understand why she would go to him after her personal doctor told her that he wouldn't do it until she was medically cleared. She then consulted with Dr. Death and things went on from there. He needs to have any liscense that he has revoked, and I do mean any! Either way it's a tragedy and people should take notice to this.

2435 days ago
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Tyree    

May God continue to BLESS Kanya and his family. The good book say DO NOT JUDGE!!!!! My prayer is with the family and mainly Kanya, keep your head up and turn to the one and only when things get rough in this human life he know your heart and here you cries though it all he will strengthen you. PUSH (PRAY UNTIL SOMETHING HAPPEN)

2386 days ago
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rminva    

Given that he has hosted a plastic surgery show on Discovery Health Channel for some time now, I'm really surprised that this didn't come out sooner.

2445 days ago
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Laura    

This is such a sad story.

2445 days ago
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Dee    

This is not good.

2445 days ago
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ugh    

Have some respect and dont turn her death into a soap opera.

TMZ has no morals and no knows no limits.


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2445 days ago
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9inch    

Yea but she got a great deal on her surgery! 50% off!

2445 days ago
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spj    

Oh My God!!! This man wasn't board certified? Why did he mis-respresent himself like that. Now a woman is dead because of it. Wow!!

2445 days ago
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Ummmhmmm    

Wooooooowwwwwww ...it surprises me that people dont do more research on Doctors in these type of elective surgeries .Vanity can end up costing you your life or loved one ,so sad .

2445 days ago
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daisy    

How can this happen ..eight hours and sent home...
I

2445 days ago
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just saying...    

With all the money that Kanye has, why on earth would she go to a doctor who isn't board certified in plastic surgery?????????????????

Seriously people the disasterous stories that come out of people going to non-certified doctors because they are cheaper or they will cut corners should be enough to make people not go to them. This your life... it is not worth it. Look at the results. 58 years old. Insane.

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