Friday, January 14, 2011

Report: Michael Jackson, Son Improperly Received Anesthesia

Apparently Michael Jackson wasn't the only member of his family being placed under anesthesia. is citing sources who say the King of Pop forced a Las Vegas dentist to put his son Blanket under anesthesia for a procedure, even though the dentist didn't have the proper permits. Documents from the Nevada Board of Dental Examiners reveal that in July of 2008, Dr. Mark Tadrissi told Jackson that he couldn't perform a procedure on Blanket because he lacked the right permits. Jackson reportedly convinced Dr. Tadrissi to eventually go through with the procedure. The Board of Dental Examiners eventually learned of Dr. Tadrissi's actions and went after him for using anesthesia on Blanket and for giving Michael Propofol in his office. Dr. Tadrissi reached a deal with the Nevada Board of Dental Examiners last year and was subsequently sanctioned.

Michael Jackson's use of Propofol eventually claimed his life, as he died from cardiac arrest on June 25, 2009. Lethal levels of the drug were eventually found in the singer's system. Jackson's doctor at the time, Conrad Murray, has admitted to providing Jackson with Propofol, and is currently awaiting trial on an involuntary manslaughter charge.