Woman dies in hospital after assisted fertility - update 2

Two doctors under investigation, sources say

(ANSA) - Bari, June 11 - A 38-year-old woman has died in hospital in the southern Italian town of Conversano after undergoing an assisted-fertility treatment, ANSA sources said Thursday. The woman, Arianna Acrivoulis, was a resident of the town of Bitritto, near Bari. She is said to have died after a fine-needle aspiration in an ovary on Wednesday. Carabinieri police have seized the patient's clinical file and two doctors have been put under investigation by Bari prosecutors, sources said. "We are devastated. This should not have happened," the dead woman's sister Alessandra told ANSA.
    "My brother was outside the operating theatre waiting and then they came out and said what happened".


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