Comment on “Guinea Pig” Patient
It seems as if Dr. Sattler wants to gain personality as an expert of the opposite position as it had already been revealed by his contribution in SAT 1.
note some contradictions and gaps in his arguments: If Dr.
Sattler really feels sure of his position why then does he inject
phosphatidylcholine publicly in front of a running camera? Did he
prove the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of the therapy? If it was an
evidence of effectiveness: Why does Dr. Sattler work with an injection
technique and a dosage discrediting him among informed medical
a matter of fact, this procedure cannot but prove ineffectiveness. Why
Sattler expose his patients to a therapy “the side effects of
completely unknown”? And finally: the issue of risks should
prudently and unemotionally. Now, however, we would like to draw the
on the generally available information about the existing risks of
although we know that these data, too, are not able to give a realistic
of the situation because they also include the cases of medical experts
carrying out such difficult interventions without much experience and
– with the result that they increase the total risk which is
when experienced physicians carry out the treatment. For this reason,
surgical procedure of liposuction must not be discredited; a reference
fair risk assessment, however, seems to be admissible.