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Zsa Zsa Gabor's Husband to Make Life-and-Death Decision

January 07, 2011 02:28:04 GMT

Prince Frederic von Anhalt said he has two options, to proceed with the powerful medication or take the risk of a major surgery.


Zsa Zsa Gabor, Prince Frederic von Anhalt
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Prince Frederic von Anhalt is involuntarily put in a difficult position as he has to make a life-and-death decision. His wife Zsa Zsa Gabor's left leg is badly infected because of a blood clot and Anhalt is told to make a decision whether to amputate the leg or let drugs do their wonder by Friday, January 7.

If Anhalt chooses to have the operation, then the 93-year-old actress has only a 50% chance to survive considering her age and the power of the anesthesia. The docs said operating Gabor is "very risky" but it would add a few years of life if successful. On the other hand, Anhalt could continue the antibiotics treatment for the next 3 months but the medication may have a bad effect on her kidneys.

According to her publicist John Blanchette, Gabor is weak but alert. TMZ said Anhalt is due to make the final say on Friday morning.

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