AORTIC DISSECTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Fatal Arrhythmia Causes Sudden Cardiac Death AORTIC DISSECTION Expert Case

Fatal Arrhythmia Causes Sudden Cardiac Death

…  not worked up with the standard diagnostic tests for an aortic dissection or abnormal heart rhythms. Only a chest X-ray, EKG, and cardiac …

Da Vinci Robot Surgery Results in Untimely Death AORTIC DISSECTION Expert Case

Da Vinci Robot Surgery Results in Untimely Death

This case involves the removal of a malignant kidney tumor on a fifty-eight-year-old male patient using the da Vinci robotic surgery system. The procedure was met with significant complications that resulted in the untimely death of the patient. The patien …

Delay in Cardiac Catheterization After Heart Attack Leads to Heart Failure AORTIC DISSECTION Expert Case

This case involves a 61-year-old male patient who presented to the emergency room with chest pain that had persisted for the past 45 minutes before his arrival. The ER staff performs an EKG that is read as abnormal and his blood was taken that revealed a t …

Wrong Diagnosis Leads to Unnecessary Surgery AORTIC DISSECTION Expert Case

Wrong Diagnosis Leads to Unnecessary Surgery

…  obtained in the emergency room suggested a possible aortic dissection and the patient was rushed to emergency surgery. Upon opening the …