BOWEL NECROSIS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Misinterpretation Of CT Scan Leads To Child’s Premature Death BOWEL NECROSIS Expert Case

…  demonstrated mildly prominent loops of proximal small bowel with few scattered air-fluid levels. According to the reading, there was …  expired from cardiopulmonary arrest and total small bowel necrosis due to malrotation and volvulus. A radiologist was sought …

Delayed Treatment of Bowel Obstruction Leads to Fatal Injuries BOWEL NECROSIS Expert Case

…  point X-rays indicated that there was an early partial bowel obstruction. The patient was taken back to the emergency room and had to …  for additional CT scans. Additional CT scans showed a bowel obstruction, and what appeared to be a swirl pattern of the interior …

General Surgery Expert Evaluates Delayed Treatment of Small Bowel Obstruction BOWEL NECROSIS Expert Case

…  a series of testing that indicated the formation of a bowel obstruction, the patient was admitted to the hospital. Her condition …  was discovered that a significant portion of the patient’s bowel was necrotic due to a lack of blood flow caused by the bowel obstruction, …

Delayed diagnosis of an incarcerated Spigelian leads to small bowel necrosis BOWEL NECROSIS Expert Case

…  the hospital where she was admitted for a suspected small bowel obstruction. After being closely followed and treated conservatively with …  decision was made to discharge the patient after she had a bowel movement. No scans or confirmatory tests were performed upon discharge. …

Failure to Perform Bariatric Surgery After Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery BOWEL NECROSIS Expert Case

…  notes do not indicate that a running of the bowel was performed. The intra-operative notes further indicate a laceration of …  for resection of the bowel. The surgeon identified bowel necrosis, fibrinous exudate on much of the bowel and identified a perforation. …