Doc of Kanye's Mom: I Did Nothing Wrong

Autopsy to determine cause of death after cosmetic surgery
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Nov 13, 2007 6:54 AM CST
Singer Kanye West.   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – An autopsy is scheduled today on rapper Kanye West's mom while a plastic surgeon insisted he did nothing wrong that may have triggered her death following an operation. Donda West, 58, died over the weekend from suspected "complications of surgery," according to the local coroner. The surgeon told that he successfully performed a  breast reduction and tummy tuck on West.

He said she may have died from a heart attack, pulmonary embolism or massive vomiting. West was rushed from her home to a Marina del Rey hospital when she stopped breathing. A  Beverly Hills surgeon previously contacted by West said she had a heart condition that made him refuse to operate without a waiver. Kanye West, 30, was close to his mom, who raised him alone.