A report confirms negligence in Maradona’s care: “It was inadequate, deficient and reckless”


The medical board formed by the Argentine Justice in the framework of the investigation for possible medical negligence in the death of Maradona assured that The “action” of the ‘Pelusa’ health team was “inadequate, deficient and reckless”, according to a report leaked this Friday by local media. The resolution, of about 70 pages, which will be presented this Monday to Justice, was published by various media such as Clarín, La Nación and Infobae, among others.

“The treating medical team fully and thoroughly represented the possibility of the fatal outcome with respect to the patient, being absolutely indifferent to that question, not modifying their behaviors and the medical / assistance plan drawn up, maintaining the aforementioned harmful omissions, leaving the patient’s state of health ‘to chance’“says the report published by the media.

“The action of the health team in charge of Maradona was inadequate, deficient and reckless. Mr. DAM (the initials of Diego Armando Maradona), at least since admission to (the sanatorium) IPENSA, he was not in full use of his mental faculties, nor in a position to make decisions about his health“adds the text.

Furthermore, it states that “the life-threatening signs presented by the patient were ignored“and that Maradona” should have been thoroughly evaluated for his cardiovascular risk and possible heart disease “because he had a” previous history of heart failure. “

The 1986 world champion with Argentina in Mexico died on November 25 in a private neighborhood on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and the autopsy determined that he died as a result of a “acute lung edema secondary to exacerbated chronic heart failure“They also discovered a” dilated cardiomyopathy “in her heart.

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