Joan Rivers’ death could have been prevented, as we are slowly learning now that new details surrounding her passing are being unveiled. The late comedienne went into Yorkville Endoscopy for a routine throat surgery and never woke up. Since, the clinic and its doctors have all failed to take responsibility for what went wrong in her untimely passing. Now that her daughter Melissa Rivers is suing, details are trickling out.

Rivers’ death was caused by a spasm in her trachea which caused her to stop breathing. We have learned that if the clinic had the drug Succinylcholine, the comedienne could very well be with us today. Not only that, but new reports have surfaced stating that the doctors at the clinic did not weigh Rivers prior to the procedure in order to give her the proper amount of Propofol for the procedure. It was a huge error on the clinic’s part because the comedienne was given a double dose of the sedation drug.

Dr. Korovin told the other doctors that she would go first with the laryngoscopy. It wasn’t what Rivers wanted done and during the procedure, the doctor took a selfie because she felt it was Rivers might have wanted. In effect, during the procedure, Rivers’ throat spasm’d and her breathing stopped. At the time that her life was in jeopardy, her doctors were oblivious to her distress.

But the legal team believes the Yorkville Endoscopy Center did not have critical lifesaving equipment on the crash cart … specifically a drug called Succinylcholine, used to relax a patient’s trachea. The legal team believes Joan’s vocal chords spasmed and closed shut. The drug would have instantly opened them.

Joan Rivers’ death could have been prevented by using a crash cart containing Succinylcholine and with the proper procedures in place, the comedienne wouldn’t have passed away on September 4th. Sources have said that with a quick dose of Succinylcholine, Rivers could have quite possibly survived, but the Propofol also would have been a factor in her recovery. Other sources have revealed that without the aid of a Pulse Oximeter, the doctors were unaware that her vital signs were deteriorating at a rapid pace. It’s up to Melissa Rivers’ legal team to prove fault, but with all of the new information seeping out, it’s likely that it won’t be a hard malpractice case to prove.

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