AORTIC VALVE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Contracts Sepsis From Old Hospital IV AORTIC VALVE Expert Case

Patient Contracts Sepsis From Old Hospital IV

…  complaints of chest pain. On the same day, she underwent aortic valve replacement and coronary bypass surgery. An IV was started in her arm and …

Patient Dies Following Aortic Valve Replacement AORTIC VALVE Expert Case

Patient Dies Following Aortic Valve Replacement

…  and involves an elderly male patient  who underwent an aortic valve replacement that was met with difficulty. The patient’s valve appeared …

Patient Dies after General Surgeon Perforates Colon with PEG Tube AORTIC VALVE Expert Case

…  She had previously suffered from an ascending aortic aneurysm. The patient was noted to need CABG, AVR and MVR. On the day of …  the patient was taken to the operating room for an aortic valve replacement with a 25mm manganese bioprosthetic aortic valve and a …

Patient Dies From Catheter Puncturing Her Heart AORTIC VALVE Expert Case

Patient Dies From Catheter Puncturing Her Heart

This case involves a patient at a hospital who underwent gastric bypass surgery in an attempt to reduce her weight. The anesthesiologist placed a central venous pressure (CVP) catheter into the patient’s right internal jugular vein that was threaded down …

Cardiothoracic Surgery Expert Witness Opines on Fatal Aortic Valve Replacement AORTIC VALVE Expert Case

…  a seventy-seven-year-old female patient with severe aortic stenosis. The patient presented to her primary care physician with a 6 …  which revealed severe atrial stenosis with a valve area of 0.7 cm2.  The cardiologist recommended that the valve be replaced. The patient underwent the aortic valve replacement surgery with a 21 mm Medtronic 3F tissue valve. …