COLON PERFORATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Gastroenterology Expert Evaluates Untreated Duodenal Perforation COLON 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 …

General Surgeon Fails to Repair Perforated Colon COLON PERFORATION Expert Case

General Surgeon Fails to Repair Perforated Colon

…  An X-ray revealed free air in his abdomen suspicious for perforation of the colon or a ruptured ulcer. Despite these worrying findings, the patient …

Undetected Perforation in Colon Kills Patient COLON PERFORATION Expert Case

Undetected Perforation in Colon Kills Patient

…  pain, which prompted a CT scan which revealed a perforated colon. She was then rushed for emergency surgery to repair the perforation, however she expired shortly after the surgery was …

Gastroenterologist Perforates Bowel During Polyp Removal COLON PERFORATION Expert Case

…  severe lower abdominal pain. The patient had undergone a colonoscopy for removal of a polyp and, according to the operative note, he …  colonoscopy pain that was worrisome for a possible bowel perforation. The patient was then sent to radiology that showed free air and a …

Colonoscopy Results in Severe Intestinal Perforation COLON PERFORATION Expert Case

Colonoscopy Results in Severe Intestinal Perforation

…  female patient who underwent an endoscopy and colonoscopy after suffering from chronic anemia of unknown etiology. According …  due to restrictions of movement of the colon and that a perforation of the sigmoid colon was suspected. He attributed the failure to …

Perforated Colon During Routine Procedure Leads to Sepsis COLON PERFORATION Expert Case

Perforated Colon During Routine Procedure Leads to Sepsis

…  small bowel obstruction was suspected and preparations for colonoscopy were made. The procedure was noted to be simple and uncomplicated …  excruciating pain. Abdominal imaging studies reveal that a perforation was spilling fecal contaminants into his abdomen. The patient …