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Joan Rivers' Endoscopy Clinic Denies Performing Throat Biopsy

Joan Rivers' Endoscopy Clinic Denies Performing Throat Biopsy

After reports surfaced that Joan Rivers died after undergoing an unplanned throat biopsy, the endoscopy clinic where the surgery was performed is denying that it happened.

The Yorkville Endoscopy clinic released a statement (via TheWrap) saying “a biopsy of the vocal cords has never been performed at Yorkville Endoscopy.”

“General anesthesia has never been administered at Yorkville Endoscopy,” the clinic wrote, while never mentioning Joan by name. “The type of sedation used at Yorkville Endoscopy is monitored anesthesia care. Our anesthesiologists utilize light to moderate sedation.”

The New York Daily News released a report this week saying a member of Joan‘s entourage performed the throat biopsy, which she might have survived had the procedure been performed in a hospital.

Joan‘s representatives have not confirmed any of these reports.

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