- Regulating bodily integrity: cosmetic surgery and voluntary limb amputationAileen Kennedy
School of Law, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales
J Law Med 20:350-62. 2012..Amputation of healthy limbs is presumed to be non-therapeutic. Capacity is closely interrogated and minutely scrutinised. Consent to cosmetic surgery, by contrast, is presumed to be a valid expression of autonomy and self-determination...