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Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Fatal Outcome Following General Anesthesia ANESTHESIA Expert Case

…  for a routine surgery that required they be given general anesthesia. The procedure was not expected to last long, so the …  administered the patient a dose of short-acting anesthesia. The doctors were subsequently unable to intubate the patient. The …

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries ANESTHESIA Expert Case

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries

This case involves a woman who consented to have a epidural steroid injection performed; however, the doctor instead performed an interlaminar epidural steroid injection. The doctor performed a procedure the man did not consent to and also negligently per …

Sleep Apnea Patient Suffers Stroke Following Neck Surgery ANESTHESIA Expert Case

This case involves a patient in Illinois who suffered complications following neck surgery. A few days before the incident in question, she received an injury to her cervical spine and as a result underwent surgery. The first night following her cervical s …

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Post-surgical Foot Drop ANESTHESIA Expert Case

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Post-surgical Foot Drop

This case involves an elderly woman in Georgia who was referred to a neurosurgeon for removal of a herniated disk. After the procedure, which was completed without incident, the patient noted that her foot was numb. The patient continued to experience ongo …

Patient Suffers Delayed Treatment of Cauda Equina Syndrome ANESTHESIA Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in Hawaii who was prompted to seek medical attention for severe and sudden back pain. He indicated to the internist who saw him that the pain began in his lower spine and was radiating down the back of his left leg. The p …