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    Shortly after he was arrested in July, Denis Furtado set about posting videos on Instagram in which he persistently claimed his innocence, causing a storm of reaction online.

    Celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Furtado, commonly known as Dr. Bumbum, his mother, girlfriend, secretary and domestic staffer have been charged with homicide over conducting a plastic surgery procedure in Furtado’s Rio de Janeiro apartment that led to the death of a patient.

    Me lembro bem do dia em que bati essa foto, aliás, que bateram para mim. Era um sábado chuvoso em Brasília, quando uma amiga me pediu uma ajuda, pois enfrentava nas últimas semanas grandes e desconfortáveis problemas, tanto com seu ex marido quanto com sua filha, que absorvia toda a guerra e o stress dos pais separados e se tornava uma criança hiperativa, ansiosa, agressiva e doente, isso aos 4 anos, idade onde o caráter da criança é moldado. Existem dois fatores muito importantes para mudar sua #epigenetica em caráter da #neuromodulacao e da #terapianeural, que são o livre árbitrio e o meio ambiente em que se vive, gerando contaminação, recontaminacao e mudança química de neuromoduladores cerebrais. A criança já estava sendo acompanhada por um psiquiatra, utilizando fortes medicações para se manter calma e dormir, mesmo assim apresentando um descontrole visível, mas emanuelle, a mãe e minha amiga, além de #depressão e #ansiedade, desenvolveu uma grande #enxaqueca. Nesse dia, que seria de descanso para mim, na terrinha quieta de Brasília, final de semana e de chuvinha gostosa, Manu me chamou com emergência pois se sentia muito mal com suas crises de enxaqueca e #dor #dorcronica, me pedindo para intervir. Combinei com ela em minha clinica do lago Sul, realizei uma única sessão da terapia neural e ela simplesmente dormiu… Dormiu por 30 minutos e disse que sonhou todos seus problemas, se lembrou de fatos ocorridos que haviam sido bloqueados e que nem se lembrava, resolveu equações em sua mente que lhe remetiam ao problema quando o gatilho emocional era acionado pelo problema da filha, levantou e estava ótima, sem dor, sem crise, com um lindo sorriso no rosto. Manu disse que iria registrar esse momento e me pediu para "fazer cara de quem domina a situação", ri e fiz essa pose de "tudo bem, pode confiar em mim"… Me lembro com carinho desse dia, da Manu e da sua filha. Pacientes só lhe procuram quando tem problemas, é um fato de ser médico, mas fico muito feliz com toda a ajuda que pude dar nesse dia. Interessante como toda a TPM e seus sintomas também se resolveram, fato que ela me contou alguns meses após, mas isso conto na próxima… Abraços, #DrDenisFurtado

    Публикация от Dr. Denis Furtado (@drdenisfurtado) 8 Июл 2018 в 4:22 PDT

    The 45-year-old surgeon, who was licensed to practice in Brasilia and the nearby state of Goiás but not in Rio, was arrested in July at the popular elite resort of Barra da Tijuca, where he performed a buttock-enhancing treatment on bank staffer Lilian Calixto, who died hours later in a private hospital. 

    Prosecutors issued a statement, where they specified that Furtado, essentially assisted by the other persons, had injected 300 ml of Poly (methyl methacrylate), or PMMA, a synthetic resin also known as acrylic glass filler into Calixto’s buttocks), thereby exceeding the recommended quantity. The Brazilian Plastic Surgery Society had earlier warned him against using it at all, yet he continued posting scores of promo-pictures, namely “before” and “after” snapshots of his aesthetic procedures.

    According to prosecutors, the use of PMMA entailed a “prohibited risk” because the treatment was conducted in the doctor’s apartment that was at best “precariously adapted” to treating patients, in light of  “the risk of death of the victim.”

    READ MORE: Dr. Bumbum's Fall: Brazil's Plastic Surgeon Arrested Over Patient's Death

    Furtado and his mother, Maria Fatima Barros, were on the run for five days following the incident, seeking a judicial order the remain free but were subsequently rejected by a Rio court and taken into custody, with Furtado going on to post claims of innocence on social media, attracting a plethora of comments from his followers. Many wrote heartfelt words of support, claiming those who had accused the doctor are mere “opportunists” striving for a brief bout of fame.

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    Публикация от Dr. Denis Furtado (@drdenisfurtado) 19 Июл 2018 в 11:58 PDT

    Others put emphasis on the praise he has been receiving for his work.

    “I believe in you, I have always followed through the Net your patients’ procedures and all have been very well praised,” one user wrote. However, others agreed that justice has to be served:

    “It's over for you Denis Furtado! The House fell! One should not use the name of God in vain. With Him do not play! God is fair! Your greed and pride led you to this. He cheated many people and made a lot of money at other people’s expense,” one of Furtado’s Instagram followers commented, with another one weighing in:

    “It was not the victim's fault, she just trusted him. It is the fault of those who have studied to save lives and not to put patients at imminent risk of death.”

    After the prosecutors have pressed their charges, the judge is expected to have a say in the matter and set a trial date.

    The doctor is facing up to 30 years in prison, if convicted.

    The surgeon shot to fame on Instagram and Facebook, where he racked up over 600,000 and 44,000 followers respectively, promoting his treatment.

    “With an expressive number of followers on social media, “Dr. Bumbum” attracted women with the false promise of easy and immediate beauty,” prosecutors commented.

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