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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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the issue is this , these doctor are bound by law and professional code of silence . " the michael made me do it " defense is ridiculous. if michael had ordered the doctor to do it , then the doctor could have just called child protective services and had them take custody of all the kids , if this is what he wanted. these guys are supposed to be licensed professional people , who are bound by law to conduct themselves in a professional manner. had blanket died , then michael would have faced murder charges period. doctors not taking responsibility for their actions .

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I would almost laugh at this story if the timing was different, but the timing is right up Murray's pr people alley. Unless they can produce "these do***ents" they so call with their sources, it is all hearsay. Boy does Murray's pr people have tmz working with them. Simply amazing, you have a doctor who put a person under and walks out of a room and the nevada medical board has done nothing about it yet and than you have this, by which the story says an anesthesiolgoist puts someone under and they say the nevada dental board goes after them. Hmmmm. something fishy. Or just something totally unreal about this story. Murray has little to no defense so they will bring Michael's kids into it now. I agree with the poster about tmz not wanting to put up a story about Prince having vitiligo because it would be bad for the child, but than they start with this bull****. Simply amazing.

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before letting ur ass speaking...think till 10. :D
probably was blanket under operation?

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mj was as artist, not God! he was a great entertainer, also an addict with alot of issues ...constantly trying to change his looks.....said he liked to sleep with young boys, he even found people to give him children, he had problems and the people around him were like most of his fans, acting as he was God and doing whatever he asked of them, this is what killed him. no one saw him as a regular human being who could die like th rest of us.

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sick bastard i am glad he is gone how much more damage was gonna do!! not to mention was ever happened in Bahrain where you literally can buy kids as slaves in there...

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Yackaet Smackety Blah Bla Bla

SO in a nutshell
Mchael's son went to the dentist and was sedated for treatment
so effing what _ No Big deal (sheesh)

Whats swrong with You People. Is that really news

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what for? anesthesia

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OMG TMZ,write an article about me because my kids have been sedated for dental work too!! tmz what is the big deal? Blanket was supposedly sedated at the time of dental work...NOT that uncommon to have happen!! Also tmz your "sources" have NOT been correct in the past about MANY things! Also how can you PROVE it when Blanket's name is not of the finial version?! You have more BS from a tabloid trash..tmz(trash Michael zone) PROVE you CASE or SHUT UP!! I can't wait for someone to slap a huge LAWSUIT on tmz!

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Micheal was a good singer and a better parent to his children (then anyone of his brothers or his own father).

But... He was a junkie!

Junkies past, present, and future are ALL alike. They don't care who they take down with them or who's life they wreck and take down. As long as they get what they need and want.

I am not by no means saying that any of these doctors were and are justified in how they conducted themselves. But again, we all need to take the blinders off and stop putting blame on everyone except for this so called POOR JUNKIE.

Everyone needs and should be accountable for his or her own actions. Should the Jackson Family also be prosecuted for not interceding with their brother when ALL of them knew he was a Junkie??? They to need to accept some responsibility for his demise and STOP playing the VICTIMS. This they are NOT!!!

ALL of them starting with Micheal himself, to the doctors that knowingly supplied him for money, down to his family members that turned a blind eye for the sake of the Almighty Dollar. Should be held accountable. This unfortunately will happen when Micheal's children are old enough to point their own fingers and ask questions of their Aunts and Uncles.


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Ivan in Phoenix    

Michael was a propofol addict long before he met Dr. Murray. Didn't Michaels autopsy report show he had numerous injection sites on his arms and legs from long before Dr. Murray ever worked for Michael? Murray did bring the propofol to Jackson's house to treat him with, but it sounds completely possibly that Michael knew where the extra vials were and he OD'd himself. Michael probably picked Dr. Murray because he knew Murray was a hack doctor from a 3rd-rate medical school that he would be able to get to do what he wanted when it came to obtaining propofol. It wasn't murder, maybe negligent manslaughter.

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Brigha from UK    

85. ....Simply amazing, you have a doctor who put a person under and walks out of a room and the nevada medical board has done nothing about it yet and than you have this, by which the story says an anesthesiolgoist puts someone under and they say the nevada dental board goes after them. Hmmmm. something fishy.
Posted at 4:42 AM on Jan 13, 2011 by kim
Very good point indeed!
We should be used to sensational, slanted headlines - they've been occurring for years. Only the gullible fail to question them.
If there is any substance to this story, then TMZ would show us the do***ents!

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Wow, reading these comments only confirms what I already knew. Michael Jackson supporters are pathetic and so blind to the truth about this pedophile. He could have killed his children and eaten them and you would blame somebody else. Shame on you.

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I'm starting to get a clearer picture of Michael but not the one TMZ was hoping for.

See, there is another doctor who treated MJ in Ireland and he said that MJ was offered propofol for a proceedure he had done on his nose.

He said that MJ was in such pain that he was offered propofol BUT that MJ refused because there was no "anesthesiologist".

Now this doctor spoke a while ago but it always struck me as odd that MJ asked that an anesthesiologist do the proceedure.

I thought he was trying to cover up for MJ by saying he wouldn't have done it if one weren't around.

So now TMZ presents this story. And although it's supposed to make me outraged, but if the child was having a painful proceedure that needed to be done, then I could see MJ not wanting his 6yr old in pain.

Some kids are afraid of the dentist and novacane (sp?) isn't going to do.

This makes the case stronger to me that MJ trusted Dr. Murray and that Dr. Murray must have sold MJ a bill of goods that he was capapble of administering propofol.

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