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MJ Pushed Dr. To Improperly Give Son Anesthesia

1/13/2011 1:06 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned ... Michael Jackson subjected one of his children to the same risky medical treatment that eventually killed him.


Sources tell TMZ ... Michael cajoled a Las Vegas dentist into performing a procedure on Blanket in July, 2008, that involved putting the boy under anesthesia for 2 hours in a dental office that did not have the necessary permit for anesthesia.

TMZ has obtained internal documents from the Nevada Board of Dental Examiners, which detail Michael Jackson's interactions with Dr. Mark Tadrissi.   According to the documents, Tadrissi told Michael he couldn't perform the procedure on Blanket because he lacked the permit.

According to the Board's investigator, Michael didn't want to hear about permits and told the doctor, "Have an anesthesiologist do whatever type of sedation required."

Tadrissi capitulated and performed the 2 hour procedure on Blanket ... who was 6 years old at the time.  An anesthesiologist had Blanket sedated the entire time.

Now here's where it gets mysterious.  The Board -- which learned of Tadrissi's actions after Michael died -- initiated a disciplinary action against Tadrissi  for allowing Blanket to be anesthetized in his office.  The Board also went after Dr. Tadrissi for allowing Michael to receive Propofol in his office, without the proper permit.

Dr. Tadrissi struck a deal with the Board in 2010 in which he was sanctioned.  In a draft of the report, the Board based the sanctions on his treatment of both Blanket and Michael.  But in the final version of the report Blanket was taken completely out -- there is no mention of the boy or his treatment.

One source connected with the investigation tells TMZ ... pressure was put on the Board to omit Blanket from the report, and when the final version was issued, the discipline was based solely on Michael's treatment.



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Poster Dutch:

Unless you're a complete and utter fool, you understand that everyone who reads and posts here makes "judgements," just like YOU. We ALL do. Otherwise, just what do you call what you are doing, - sharing recipes? I don't have to agree with you and you don't have to agree with me. I happen to believe in making ALL facts known. I've heard ignorance isn't bliss. Let us know whether it's true.

1380 days ago


This is ****ing bull****!!

Show us the do***ents or take this piece of crap down!

1380 days ago


JLS, that's skirting the real issue. What was improper on Michael's part was a father's "improper" request and parenting.

1380 days ago


yawnnnn... after the doctor death finally on trial, and the fans have their victory, media has to put MJ in bad light again..
old story... old story...

1380 days ago


This is a bunch of Bull!

1380 days ago


Sycophants aside, I often wonder what everyone's afraid of? Truth is truth. Trying to hide it won't change it, being afraid of it won't change it. It simply is what it is. If you've built a mental alter to worship someone and don't want to ever hear a truth that goes against your ideal, you're in for a real disappointment. It ALWAYS comes out. If you liked MJ's music, fine. If you didn't, that's just as fine. As far as a person, I don't think anyone here truly knows. With more information, we'll all be able to make up our minds.

1380 days ago

Fred Farkel    

To all of the 10 billion NUTCASE MJ supporters out there in TMZ land:

What more proof do you need that YOUR BOY MJ WAS WHACKED and was training his own keeyids to grow up to be freaks???

Case closed.

Harvey??? May we have the next TMZ FREAK COME ON DOWN???

1380 days ago


Anything to put the blame on POOR MICHAEL,dishonor him and of course justify murray's actions.Always twisting the truth in life and death,when will the poor soul FINALLY GET TO REST IN PEACE?

1380 days ago


ok...So do I understand this right? They come up with a procedure to do on the little boy just to get the propofol?

Just this past month a 13 yr. old girl died in the dentist chair from anesthesia..not properly administered.

This stuff has got to stop. !!!

1380 days ago


Nothing wrong was done here, TMZ! Michael was just agreeing to dental surgery for his son, that is all. What any other parent would do when discussing medical procedures with a doctor for their child. MJ insisted on an anesthesiologist for surgery, which is right and proper.

Shame on you TMZ, for putting a "slant" on this story, and it shouldn't even be a story. It's really none of our, or your business!

1380 days ago


Michael Jackson =ed EPIC FAILURE!!!!!!!!!!

1380 days ago


Michael Jackson =ed' EPIC FAILURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1380 days ago


Michael Jackson =ed' EPIC FAILURE!!!!!!!!!

1380 days ago


Let it go!

Michael abused drugs. Sad but true. Don't miss him at all. I'm glad that his kids are growing up w/out him. He would have turned them all into little addicts.

1380 days ago


I quote: "An anesthesiologist had Blanket sedated the entire time."

What's the fuss about then??? If an anesthesiologist performed the procedure, it's alright. The dentist didn't do it.

Trying to find "info" to defame MJ even more huh?

1380 days ago
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