Surgeon goes berserk in theatre

A UK surgeon has been suspended from practising for 12 months after throwing a tantrum in the middle of an operation.

Dr Moudar Mahfoud, 49, began shouting and swearing and threw a tissue collection bag in anger after he became annoyed with a colleague during a routine laparoscopic appendectomy, according to a report on

Dr Mahfoud became so distracted that the clinical director of surgery was called to the theatre.

She judged him to be in no state to continue and ordered him to leave and let