BLOOD CLOT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient Suffers Fatal Bleeding While on Heparin BLOOD CLOT Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who died from complications following the administration of Heparin. The patient had received a bone-marrow transplant several years prior to the incident in question in order to treat a form of leukemia. Although the tr …

Heparin Causes Double Amputation BLOOD CLOT Expert Case

Heparin Causes Double Amputation

…  time after the procedure, the patient developed multiple blood clots in her arms. As a consequence of the clots, the patient lost both of her …

Gynecologist Prescribes Estrogen Resulting in Death of Patient BLOOD CLOT Expert Case

…  the toxicologist reported that there was estrogen in her blood. The death certificate stated that the women died as a result of a pulmonary embolism secondary to a clot that formed from smoking and estrogen use. Additionally, it was noted that …

Pain Management Procedure Causes Stroke BLOOD CLOT Expert Case

Pain Management Procedure Causes Stroke

…  The pre-operative notes reflect that the patient had a blood pressure over 200 on several readings, but the physician still chose to …

Woman Dies From Pulmonary Embolism After Knee Arthroplasty BLOOD CLOT Expert Case

Woman Dies From Pulmonary Embolism After Knee Arthroplasty

This case involves the postoperative care of a woman who underwent a right total knee arthroplasty. The medical note indicates that the patient experienced left lower leg chronic swelling from radiation treatment several years back and also mentioned that  …