Docs: Zsa Zsa Needs 2nd Leg Amputated
She refuses surgery, has '50-50 chance' of surviving one year
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 4, 2011 9:45 AM CST
In this photo provided by John Blanchette, Zsa Zsa Gabor is seen in her Bel Air mansion in Los Angeles with her husband, Frederic Prinz von Anhalt, while celebrating her 94th birthday Feb. 6, 2011.   (AP Photo/John Blanchette)

(Newser) – Zsa Zsa Gabor already lost one leg, and now doctors say they must amputate the remaining one. But the 94-year-old actress is refusing the surgery, her publicist says, and she will be released from the hospital today. She was admitted Wednesday after blood stopped flowing to her left leg; most of her right leg was amputated in January due to gangrene. Without the surgery, her husband says she has "a 50-50 chance" of surviving another year, the AP reports. Click for more on Gabor's recent medical struggles.

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passinthru
Mar 5, 2011 1:19 PM CST
i would never have let it get to this.
Jojo
Mar 4, 2011 11:49 PM CST
Such a beautiful lady, and what a rough year she's had.
Person12345
Mar 4, 2011 5:27 PM CST
How sad, so sorry to she her so sick. Just proves that at the end of life, there is very little dignity.