ABDOMINAL ABSCESS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Woman Requires Colectomy After Botched Treatment of Polyp ABDOMINAL ABSCESS Expert Case

Woman Requires Colectomy After Botched Treatment of Polyp

…  performed. The next day, the patient awoke with increasing abdominal pain, elevated heart rate, and fever. She was admitted to the …  due to bowel perforation. She was given an open total abdominal colectomy as drainage of an intra-abdominal …

Hospitalist expert witness advises on hospital discharge procedures ABDOMINAL ABSCESS Expert Case

…  witness opines on a case of a patient with a hepatic abscess who was discharged from a hospital without adequate care. This case …  department with a one week history of right upper quadrant abdominal pain. An abdominal CT scan was performed which revealed a lesion on …

Hysterectomy via Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Causes Severe Postoperative Issues ABDOMINAL ABSCESS Expert Case

…  had to be converted to an exploratory laparotomy to total abdominal hysterectomy and find the surgical blade.  The operative report …  postoperative course was complicated by a supravaginal abscess, which required a percutaneous tube for drainage.  This instance …

Patient Discharged With Untreated Hepatic Abscess ABDOMINAL ABSCESS Expert Case

Patient Discharged With Untreated Hepatic Abscess

…  room with a history of severe right upper quadrant abdominal pain. A CT scan of her abdomen revealed a non-specific vascular liver …  at another hospital where she was diagnosed with a hepatic abscess. The patient required a right hepatic lobectomy which resulted in …

Surgeon Inadequately Trained on Da Vinci Robot ABDOMINAL ABSCESS Expert Case

Surgeon Inadequately Trained on Da Vinci Robot

…  the incision or introducing the surgical needle into the abdominal cavity. Likewise, there was no mention of difficulty introducing the …  perforation and generalized acute feculent peritonitis. An abscess was discovered in the abdominal cavity just below the robotic incision …

Patient Contracts Fatal Abdominal Infection During Colon Surgery ABDOMINAL ABSCESS Expert Case

…  She underwent a placement of a venous catheter and a total abdominal colectomy, and an ileoproctostomy was performed. The surgery was …  laparotomy was ordered, as well as the drainage of an abscess. She was placed on moxifloxacin hydrochloride, but the patient died …