Solange Magnano, who died on 29 November aged 38, was a former Miss Argentina who died from complications after undergoing cosmetic surgery on her buttocks.
Magnano, a mother of eight-year-old twins, died of a pulmonary embolism after three days in critical condition following a gluteoplasty in Buenos Aires. A friend said the procedure involved injections and the liquid "went to her lungs and brain. A woman who had everything lost her life to have a slightly firmer behind."
Born in 1971 in Buenos Aires, Magnano became a model and won the Miss Argentina title in 1994 then went on to found her own modelling agency.
Pat Thompson (Obituary, 8 December) was proud of being Fellow and Tutor of his college, and a member of the republic of scholars, writes Clifford Davies. He had little patience with the gratuitous spread of the title of "Professor" to academics regardless of the post they hold.Reuse content