‘Brazilian boundary lift’ inquest: Fat clot killed woman

Leah Cambridge
Leah Cambridge flew to Turkey with her mom on 26 Aug and died a following day

A beautician who trafficked to Turkey to have “Brazilian boundary lift” (BBL) medicine died from a fat clot caused by a procedure, an inquisition has heard.

Leah Cambridge, 29, from Leeds, died shortly after a medicine during a private sanatorium in Izmir in Aug 2018.

Wakefield Coroner’s Court listened Ms Cambridge’s mother, who had accompanied her to Turkey, was told there had been “complications” during a operation.

A provisional autopsy hearing found she died from a fat embolism.

Assistant Coroner James Hargan told a hearing: “Ms Cambridge was a 29-year-old singular lady who lived with her partner in this country.

“Arrangements were done for her to have cosmetic medicine during a private sanatorium in Izmir, Turkey.

Mr Hargan pronounced Ms Cambridge and her mom were picked adult from an airfield on 26 Aug and taken to a hospital, where a operation took place a subsequent morning.

“At turn about half-past one in a afternoon of that day, a deceased’s mom was sensitive by sanatorium staff that there had been complications during a medicine and, sadly, Ms Cambridge had died,” Mr Hargan added.

BBL is a cosmetic procession in that fat is taken from one partial of a physique and afterwards injected into a buttocks.

After Ms Cambridge’s death, it was reported she underwent a £3,000 procession during a Izmir Private Can Hospital, that boasts luminary clientele.

The mother-of-three was pronounced to have opted to go underneath a blade after flourishing paranoid about additional stomach weight from carrying children.

Her inquisition was shelved to concede serve inquiries to take place.

What does buttock augmentation medicine involve?

  • The procession is used to make bum bigger, some-more dull or lifted
  • Surgeons might insert silicone-filled implants and/or inject fat eliminated from other tools of a body
  • In a UK it tends to cost between £2,000 and £7,000, depending on a hospital and either additional work is needed
  • After surgery, patients are expected to have some pain, bruising and annoy over a area of a make for a few weeks and are suggested not to lay on their bum directly for 3 weeks
  • Complications can embody wound infection, detonation of prosthetic implants and fat embolus, where fat can enter a bloodstream and retard vessels


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