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Joan Rivers dead in New YorkJoan Rivers rushed to NYC hospital not breathing
August 29, 2014 Joan Rivers defense of Israel merits our prayers!
She was rushed to the hospital after she stopped breathing during a minor surgical procedure at a clinic.
Joan's throat surgery was at the Yorkville endoscopy clinic
Acerbic comedian and fashion critic Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" and with her family, her daughter said on Thursday, after Rivers reportedly stopped breathing during surgery on her vocal chords and was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
Melissa Rivers thanked "everyone for the overwhelming love and support" for her mother in a statement through the hospital late on Thursday.
No further details were given on the condition of the 81-year-old Brooklyn-born celebrity, who had gone to a New York clinic for a throat procedure on Thursday.
Joan Rivers joked about her death day before surgery scare
"'I'm 81 - I could go at any moment. I could fall over right here and you all could say, ‘I was there!’”
Joan Rivers joked about her mortality at a Manhattan gig just hours before she was rushed to the hospital.
The comedian did an hour-long show.
Joan did a stand up routine in Manhattan the evening before surgery
Joan Rivers performed 12 hours before being placed in medically induced coma after she stopped breathing during routine surgery.
The 81-year-old was having surgery on her vocal cords at a clinic in Manhattan when she suddenly stopped breathing during the procedure.
She was rushed to Mount Sinai hospital, where she is now in stable condition after doctors fought to save her life.
Her daughter Melissa is at her mother's side in New York.
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Joan Rivers on life support
August 31, 2014 daughter Melissa remains in denial about mother’s condition.
No decisions will be made for the next few days.
Joan is dependent on the machines to keep her alive.
Melissa is in denial over her mother’s condition.
She still thinks everything is going to be OK. She is refusing to admit that a world might exist without her mother in it. Others that are close to Joan are starting to realize that the outcome they want is very unlikely.
Melissa's son and ex-husband, John Endicott, were spotted leaving the hospital Saturday.
It is increasingly appearing as if this thread is Joan Rivers obit.
Joan Rivers - Born Joan Alexandra Rosenberg Molinsky
Joan Rivers remains in medically induced coma
August 30, 2014 daughter Melissa distraught.
Melissa Rivers could face a life-or-death decision.
Joan Rivers On Life Support But Family Remains Hopeful
August 30, 2014 Saturday 4 pm
The family will have to decide in the next couple of days whether to keep her on life support. We're told the family remains hopeful that if they do decide to turn off the machines, she will make a turn for the better and fight through it.
Joan Rivers Epic rant defends Israel
I LOVE you for saying this Joan!
This may be the last the world sees of Miss Joan
Joan Rivers family to sue doctors
Sept 1, 2014 Joan is being brought out of medically induced coma.
Joan River's family considering suing over botched procedure.
Joan Rivers is being woken up slowly from her medically-induced coma.
There is real concern that the part of the brain that controls motor skills may have been compromised, leaving her as either a vegetable or in a wheelchair.
She was on life support and was completely reliant on machines to stay alive.
Her family is considering suing the doctors who botched the procedure on her throat that led to her to be hospitalized.
Joan Rivers expressed unequivocal support for Israel during its recent operation in the Gaza Strip.
In January 2014 Joan appeared on the Israeli comedy show Matzav HaUma (State of the Nation), which was filmed in New York. The show’s hosts Lior Schleien joked that she was the only person they can find to say she loves Israel, because “she’s used to saying scandalous things no one else wants to say.”
Joan said, Everybody I know loves Israel, but I’m not very popular.
I wonder if the doctor doing the surgury was a Muslim.
I wonder ......
Rivers recently called out Michelle Obama as a transgender - I can't remember her exact comments, but she exposed this and did NOT retract her comments(she's known to retracting other dumb comments she made, but again NOT this one).
Joan Rivers jokes Obama is gay, first lady is transgender
July 7, 2014 Joan Rivers officiated a same-sex wedding and was asked by a photographer if she believed the United States would ever see the first gay or female president. Her response was
"We already have it with Obama, so let's just calm down. You know Michelle (Obama) is a trans."
When asked to further explain Rivers said, "A transgender. We all know it."
Good find BA, I found this link on it. Her comments may well have gotten Joan Rivers killed.
Joan Rivers stopped breathing during an outpatient surgery at the Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic in Manhattan. Doctors will know more when she is brought out of the coma.
There is a real concern of irreversible neurological damage, leaving her as either a vegetable or in a wheelchair.
The family believe Joan should have been advised to undergo her throat surgery as an in-patient at a fully-equipped hospital, particularly given her advanced age.
An 81-year-old should not have that procedure as an outpatient. Very ill-advised.”
Joan Rivers remains on life support
Sept 3, 2014 Tuesday - Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.
At this time, she does remain on life support, her daughter Melissa said.
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Joan Rivers moved out of ICU
Sept 3, 2014 afternoon - Melissa Rivers says Joan has now been move out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable. The family didnt specify whether she had been removed from life support.
Late Wed Sep 3, 2014 Nothing new
Melissa Rivers Confirms Mother Joan Is On Life Support Sep 3
has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable.
Sept 4, 2014
The clinic where Joan Rivers was undergoing a procedure prior to her hospitalization is now under investigation.
The New York State Health Department told ABC News that it has opened a full investigation into Yorkville Endoscopy Center in New York City to determine whether the clinic would be cited for violations. Investigators have already visited the clinic.
There are certain types of incidents that must be reported to the state and the events surrounding Rivers' emergency was one of those.
Joan Rivers Moved Out of Intensive Care, Remains Sedated
Joan Rivers Will Remain on Life Support
Rivers has been unconscious and sedated since her arrival at Mount Sinai.
Joan Rivers is out of Intensive Care, But No Sign of Improvement
Health Dept. Launches Review of the clinic where Joan Rivers suffered respiratory and cardiac arrest is now in the cross hairs of NY health officials.
NY Dept. of Health has contacted the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic twice since Aug 28 when Joan Rivers was getting an outpatient procedure to repair her vocal cords.
State health officials are reviewing the matter but have NOT launched an official investigation.
Joan Rivers Dies
Sept 4, 2014 afternoon
Joan was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Aug. 28th.
As far as Im concerned, that is the day she died.
Joan Rivers has died in NYC a week after her heart suddenly stopped beating during vocal cord surgery. She was 81.
Joan's daughter Melissa took her mom off life support so she could pass comfortably in a private room.
The death has been reported to the NYC Medical Examiner's Office to determine cause of death.
Melissa issued a statement saying,
"It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers.
She passed peacefully at 1:17 PM surrounded by family and close friends. My son and I would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Mount Sinai hospital for the amazing care they provided for my mother.
Cooper and I have found ourselves humbled by the outpouring of love, support and prayers we have received from around the world. They have been heard and appreciated."
Joan Rivers - Born Joan Alexandra Rosenberg Molinsky
Joan arrived at Heavens Gate with a repertoir routine of - Joan unplugged.
Saint Peter, please let me in! I know I have used unheavenly words!
I am sure the Big Guy wouldnt be that pleased with some things I did down there,
but I love my family and I love Your land, Israel.
Hey! I am one of Your chosen ya know! I should have a reserved seat in there with my name on it!
Peace Melissa and family.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.
Netanyahu hails Joan Rivers as vocal supporter of Israel
Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu said Joan brought laughter to millions of people around the world and was proud of her Jewish heritage and a vocal supporter of Israel.
Rivers expressed unequivocal support for Israel during its recent operation in the Gaza Strip.
“We will miss her deeply and we send our heartfelt condolences to her family,” said Bibi.
RIP Joan Rivers the Jewess
from the Jerusalem Post, Israel
Medical examiner: Rivers' cause of death unknown
Sept. 5, 2014, 5:32 PM EST
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Further tests are needed to pinpoint comedian Joan Rivers' cause of death, the New York City medical examiner says.
Rivers, who was 81, died Thursday at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. She had been hospitalized since Aug. 28 when she went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure at a doctor's office. The New York state health department is investigating the circumstances.
Spokeswoman Julie Bolcer said that the "cause and manner of death" will require further studies.
Rivers' funeral is set for Sunday at Temple Emanu-El; services will be private and no other details were released.
As notables continued to post condolences and memories, fans created a makeshift memorial on the doorstep on Rivers' Manhattan apartment building. Among those sharing their memories of Rivers: Prince Charles, whose 2005 wedding was attended by Rivers.
Joan Rivers had a heart condition
September 06, 2014 Joan Rivers concerned about anesthesia and her heart condition.
In 1985 Joan knew she had heart arrhythmia, a condition in which the heart unexpectedly beats out of sync. It scared her.
Rivers died after she suffered complications from a medical procedure and was placed on life support.
Yorkville Endoscopy is being investigated by the Department of Health.
The NYC Medical Examiner’s Office is also investigating Rivers’ death.
The funeral will take place on Sunday at New York City’s Temple Emanu-El.
I wish this news had come out before.
Joan Rivers funeral
7 September 2014 Sounds to me as if it was vulgar and low class.
The mourners included radio host Howard Stern, actress Sarah Jessica Parker, mogul Donald Trump, comic Kathy Griffin and film star Whoopi Goldberg, Kelly Osbourne, Barbara Walters. Crowds of fans.
Joan Rivers killedJoan Rivers had surprise throat biopsy that cut off her air supply
September 9, 2014 She went to Yorkville Endoscopy for a routine endoscopy on Aug. 28, but a doctor offered to perform a biopsy after another doctor noticed something on her vocal chords.
The routine surgical procedure Joan Rivers was supposed to undergo turned deadly when a doctor performed an unplanned biopsy on her vocal cords.
Such a procedure is not supposed to be performed outside of a hospital.
The Aug. 28 biopsy caused Rivers vocal chords to seize (a laryngospasm) cutting off her air supply.
A biopsy like that should only be done in a hospital setting.
If she had been in a hospital when it happened, she might have been okay.
I KNEW IT!
Well, strongly suspected it.
Joan Rivers got death threats, hired bodyguard after pro-Israel comments
Blaine Trump saw Rivers sitting with a bodyguard at a Manhattan Restaurant shortly after she had made those remarks.
A close friend of Joan Rivers said Joan feared for her life after remarks made during Gaza war.
She hired a bodyguard in the last weeks of her life after she received death threats.
She feared for her safety.
Joan said Israel had every right to bomb Hamas.
Rivers told Hamass "You cannot throw rockets, and expect people not to defend themselves."
Rivers attacked Hamass practice of storing weapons in private homes in Gaza.
"Don't put your damn things in private homes. I'm sorry, don't you dare put weapons stashes in private homes," she said.
Can Melissa sue Hamass? the UN? the Muslim Brotherhood?
I believed all along she was killed
Joan Rivers died from therapeutic complications
October 16, 2014 Comedian Joan Rivers died of "therapeutic complications" during a procedure to evaluate her "voice changes" and stomach reflux, the New York medical examiner said Thursday.
"The classification of a death as a therapeutic complication means that the death resulted from a predictable complication of medical therapy," the report said.
The medical examiner's investigation ruled that the cause of death was "anoxic encephalopathy due to hypoxic arrest," a medical description of brain damage caused by a lack of oxygen.
The arrest happened "during laryngoscopy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with propofol sedation for evaluation of voice changes and gastroesophageal reflux disease," the medical examiner's officer said.
The complication in this case was laryngospasm -- a spasm of the vocal cords that makes it difficult to breathe, pathologist and surgeon Bill Lloyd told CNN. The situation was compounded when Rivers went into cardiac arrest.
"She stopped breathing and her heart went into arrhythmia because there wasn't sufficient oxygen to maintain the heart muscle," said Lloyd, who was not involved in Rivers' autopsy. "The pump, the heart itself, was unable to move fresh oxygenated blood upstream to the brain."
Did Joan PLAN her death?
She was on top, is that how she wanted to exit this world?
Clinic where Joan Rivers stopped breathing fails inspection
November 06, 2014 Conditions are so bad at the notorious Upper East Side clinic where Joan Rivers suffered a fatal complication in August that the feds are threatening to yank their Medicare reimbursements.
A Sept. 5 inspection, or “survey,” found violations in the areas of management, staffing, surgical services and patient rights.
The CMS letter does not detail those violations or say if they are directly related to Rivers’ death. The comedian suffered a fatal lack of oxygen after a “therapeutic complication” at the clinic, the city Medical Examiner’s Office has determined.
However, CMS by law must make the full inspection report and Yorkville’s response addressing the violations public within 30 days of their being filed. That would make the inspection report public within days.
Previously revealed problems at the clinic include that celebrity Manhattan throat specialist Dr. Gwen Korovin was allowed to work on Rivers without being authorized to be in the operating room.
The Rivers family’s lawyers did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the CMS findings.
Clinic cited for multiple failings
11 November 2014 The New York clinic where Joan Rivers suffered a cardiac arrest during a medical procedure failed to follow standard protocols while treating her. She died on 4 September, a week after she stopped breathing at the Yorkville Endoscopy centre.
A report released by the Department of Health cited multiple errors, including failing to detect Rivers' deteriorating vital signs during the procedure.
Negligence has not been alleged.
The New York medical examiner's office ruled Rivers died of brain damage due to lack of oxygen during the procedure examining the back of her throat and vocal cords
The death was classified as a "therapeutic complication", meaning it was a known risk.
The comic had been sedated with the anaesthetic propofol, however the report said there there were inconsistencies recorded in its dosage.
It added there was no record staff at the clinic weighed Rivers before administering the drug.