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Investigation reopened into scandal-hit surgeon Paolo Macchiarini

The entrance to Stockholm's Karolinska University Hospital, where three of Macchairini's transplants were carried out. Photo: Christine Olsson / TT

Published: 11.Dec.2018 11:22 hrs

UPDATED: A preliminary investigation into scandal-hit celebrity surgeon Paolo Macchiarini has been reopened, a senior prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Surgeon Paolo Macchiarini is suspected of two cases of causing aggravated bodily injury in relation to trachea transplants.

"It is only a first step, but it is very pleasing," the lawyer representing relatives of both patients told the TT newswire.

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