ANTICOAGULANT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Expires Following Delayed Removal Of Defective Implant ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

This case involves a 56-year-old male patient at risk for pulmonary embolism who was unable to undergo anticoagulation therapy. The patient had an IVC filter implant placed. The patient complained of persistent pain for weeks following the surgery but  …

Delayed Diagnosis of Cerebral Hemorrhage Leads to Neurological Defects ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

This case involves a 36-year-old pregnant woman who had experienced debilitating headaches throughout her pregnancy. She was admitted to the hospital due to preeclampsia. Prior to the delivery, the patient continued to have excruciating headaches. The  …

Hematology Expert Opines on Pulmonary Embolism Linked to IVC Filter ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

This case involves a patient who had a medical history of clotting issues who developed a hematoma on her upper right thigh. She presented to the hospital and was admitted with an elevated INR as well as swelling in the affected leg. The patient’s anticoag …

Pulmonary Embolism Prevents Recovery From Joint Repacement Surgery ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who underwent a total knee replacement. After surgery, the patient was not given Coumadin, and instead received aspirin in order to prevent excess clotting. While in the hospital, she developed tachycardia and shortness …

Cardiology Expert Advises on Anticoagulant That Caused Fatal Brain Bleed ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

A cardiology expert advises on a case involving a man in his 60’s was admitted to the hospital after complaining of dyspnea on exertion and bilateral lower extremity edema. He was diagnosed with congestive heart failure with unknown function. Infectious pn …