BOWEL PERFORATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Delayed Bowel Perforation Intervention Causes Patient Kidney Injury BOWEL PERFORATION Expert Case

…  to have a diverticular stricture and the surgeon suspected perforation. The structure was marked with an ink spot, and a chest radiograph …  taken back to the operating room and found to have a small bowel perforation which was resected and primarily anastomosed. He developed …

Woman Contracts Sepsis From Intestinal Perforation During Vascular Surgery BOWEL PERFORATION Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged female patient with a history of poor circulation who presented with persistent foot pain. She underwent a cardiac bypass graft and was discharged home after the designated recovery period. A few days later, the patient ret …

Delayed Diagnosis of Small Intestine Perforation Causes Sepsis BOWEL PERFORATION Expert Case

…  pain and it was revealed that the patient had suffered a perforation of the small intestine. There was a delay in diagnosing the perforation during which she developed sepsis. Blood clotting from sepsis grew …

Gastroenterology Expert Evaluates Untreated Duodenal Perforation BOWEL PERFORATION Expert Case

…  after which physicians noted that there may have been a perforation in the patient’s duodenum. Despite the fact that the perforation was identified, it was not treated directly, with doctors orders …

Patient Suffers Extensive Organ Damage from Undetected Bowel Perforation BOWEL PERFORATION Expert Case

…  the pain as 10/10, and noted that he had not had a bowel movement for several days. Nevertheless, the patient was discharged by …  which point an exploratory laparotomy was performed and a perforation identified in his colon. The patient required a significant …

Patient dies from septic shock due to delayed diagnosis of small bowel perforation BOWEL PERFORATION Expert Case

…  which revealed a large ventral hernia with small and large bowel contained within the hernia sac. On physical examination of the surgical …  and he was severely unwell. During the procedure a perforation of the cecum was discovered and a colostomy was placed. The patient …