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Implantable Loop Recorder Leads to Chronic Pain CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

Implantable Loop Recorder Leads to Chronic Pain

…  with a history of cardiovascular disease, was referred to cardiology for cardiac clearance prior to hemorrhoidectomy surgery. An …

Cardiology Experts Comment on Lipitor Use CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

Cardiology Experts Comment on Lipitor Use

The family of a recently deceased woman decided to sue her regular physician after she died from renal failure caused by a Lipitor prescription. Though she was deemed healthy in every other regard, the patient was prescribed over 80 mg a day of the drug as …

Cardiologist Sued for Xarelto Prescription CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

Cardiologist Sued for Xarelto Prescription

This medical malpractice case involves a male patient who suffered from heart disease, was placed on the blood-thinner Xarelto, and faced rapidly declining health. Five days after a cardiac catheterization, the patient developed a groin hematoma with multi …

Delay of Cardiovascular Surgery Causes Multiple Amputations CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

Delay of Cardiovascular Surgery Causes Multiple Amputations

This case involves an elderly woman with a past medical history of diabetes and on peritoneal dialysis for end stage renal disease. She presented to a local hospital with complaints of lower abdominal pain. She was not seen immediately, but was given paink …

Doctors Fail to Diagnose and Treat Fatal Heart Attack CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Diagnose and Treat Fatal Heart Attack

This case involves a female patient in her early thirties who presented to an urgent care center complaining of right sided shooting chest pain that began when she was working out a few hours prior to arriving at the urgent care center. She was given a sta …

Mismanagement of Atrial Fibrillation Leads to Permanent Injuries CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly male patient who had been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation and treated with Nexterone. A few months after starting treatment, the man began to develop a number of complications, including a chronic cough, shortness of breath …

Patient Suffers Deep Tissue Infection Following Routine Cardiac Procedure CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged woman in Nebraska with an artificial right hip that had been installed one year before the events of the incident in question. The woman first presented to the hospital with complaints of chest pain and shortness of breath, …

Cardiology Expert Discusses Sudden Death of Teenager Due to Mismanaged Care CARDIOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a teenage boy in Indiana with a previous medical history significant for asthma who presented to his primary care physician with complaints of persistent pain when breathing, as well as a fever. He was sent home with a prescription for a …