Second cardiac arrest at Cosmetic Institute

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman remains in hospital after an apparent cardiac arrest during a breast augmentation procedure at a branch of the controversial The Cosmetic Institute (TCI) in Sydney.

The woman, from Mordialloc, Victoria, was admitted to the intensive care unit of Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital on Thursday where she was reported to be in a serious but stable condition after a cardiac arrest during the procedure at TCI’s Bondi branch, reportedly while under general anaesthetic.

A St Vincent’s Hospital spokesperson was quoted by Fairfax Media as saying a cosmetic