APPENDECTOMY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Guide Wire Left Behind After Abscess Drainage Procedure APPENDECTOMY Expert Case

Guide Wire Left Behind After Abscess Drainage Procedure

This case involves a 9-year-old female patient who presented to the hospital with a ruptured appendix. Additionally, an abscess was identified in her abdomen prior to surgery and an Interventional Radiologist was consulted to drain the abscess; the appendi …

Childhood Appendectomy Causes Severe Third Spacing of Fluid and Shock APPENDECTOMY Expert Case

This case involves the care of a 10-month-old infant who was admitted to the hospital for lethargy and a distended abdomen. The working diagnosis after interpretation of imaging studies was thought to be acute appendicitis. The child was taken in for emerg …