Usher Wife Was in Coma After Liposuction Heart Attack

She's recovering now with family at her side
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 12, 2009 6:55 AM CST
Usher Wife Was in Coma After Liposuction Heart Attack
Tameka and Usher mack on each other.   (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta,File)

Usher's wife was in a coma following a heart attack during liposuction surgery, according to the latest details to emerge in the medical emergency at a Brazilian hospital, reports Tameka Foster went into cardiac and respiratory arrest as she was being anesthetized, Brazilian papers are reporting. Doctors induced a coma as a life-saving measure. She's reportedly in stable condition now. Kanye West's mother died in 2007 after cosmetic surgery complications.
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