For Adianet Galván Gonzáles and her circle of family and friends, the popular surgical procedure known as a Brazilian butt lift was the thing to do. Galván's aunt had it done about three years ago. So did Galván's future sister-in-law, and many of her friends.
Most of them used the same clinic — New Life Plastic Surgery in Miami. And all of them recovered without medical complications, said Patricia Santos, Galván's aunt.
But not Galván. After having the surgery on June 4, which removed fat from her back and stomach and grafted it to her backside, Galván slipped into a coma. She died three days later at Kendall Regional Medical Center.
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