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Videos during surgery? Some plastic surgeons go too far, Northwestern researchers say

Videos during surgery? Some plastic surgeons go too far, Northwestern researchers say

One plastic surgeon cradled the skin and fat he removed as part of a patient’s tummy tuck like a baby, and used a Snapchat filter to impose an infant’s face on it.

Another surgeon showed up in a video, lip-syncing in front of an unconscious person whose backside was exposed.

In a different video, two surgeons danced to a rap song next to a patient’s bare buttocks.

In recent years, some plastic surgeons have started posting videos of their surgeries on social media in hopes of informing and attracting new patients. But in some cases, their antics seem designed more for entertainment than education, raising ethical questions, according to a new paper from Northwestern...

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