CT SCAN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Stroke Patient Is Left Paralyzed After Negligent Misdiagnosis CT SCAN Expert Case

…  she was given a stroke assessment score of 0. A stat CT was ordered for the patient which came back unremarkable. The patient was …  suspicious of carotid artery stenosis and recommended a CT angio of the neck and head. The CT angio suggested a subtotal blockage of …

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

…  and an enema for possible constipation. The physician suspected that the child’s intestine was telescoping on itself and evaluated the …  the reading, there was a possibility of small bowel obstruction. Based on concern for an abdominal process and the potential need for …

Patient Develops Fungal Infection Following Lung Surgery CT SCAN Expert Case

…  to a thoracic surgeon. The thoracic surgeon ordered a CT and PET scan which confirmed the existence of a malignant tumor. The surgeon recommended immediate surgery and performed a lobectomy. The lung tissue was sent for evaluation and pathology revealed a serious …

Suspected Stroke Patient Receives Delayed Artery Dissection Treatment CT SCAN Expert Case

…  emergency room physician called a stroke code and a head CT was performed which came back negative. A neurologist was then consulted and …  it was determined that the imaging had been read incorrectly by the radiologist. A neuroradiologist re-read the images and the patient …