CT SCAN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Receives Delayed Uterine Cancer Diagnosis Following Misread Hysteroscopy CT SCAN Expert Case

…  regarding treatment options. The OB/GYN discussed hysterectomy versus hormonal treatment but the patient chose to undergo a total …  abdominal pain and was referred for an abdominal CT. The scan showed several masses at the abdominal incision site and a CT-guided …

Lung Cancer Missed as Physician Fails to Place Order for Imaging Study CT SCAN Expert Case

…  female patient that was evaluated at a hospital where doctors found a nodular density on a chest x-ray that projected along the right …  mass. The physician on the case neglected to order the CT scan and did not follow-up with any further investigation. Several months …

Urologist Misses Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer CT SCAN Expert Case

Urologist Misses Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer

…  a cystoscopy and diagnosed the patient with an overactive bladder and benign prostatic hypertrophy. The patient was seen every …  bladder cancer. The patient required a bladder reconstruction procedure, and continued to suffer from a decreased quality of …

Delayed Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Leads to Metastasis CT SCAN Expert Case

Delayed Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Leads to Metastasis

…  to advise further investigations like a high-resolution CT or bronchoscopy in spite of the patient having a high risk for cancer. The …  symptoms over the next six months until finally another CT-chest was ordered that showed a 5 cm mass in the left upper lung lobe. She …

Gastroenterology Expert Witness Discusses Hepatocellular Carcinoma CT SCAN Expert Case

…  Spanish and understood English poorly. She first contracted hepatitis fifteen years prior to the incident in question, but medical …  with the results. She was given a sheet to have a CT scan but translation services were never used to communicate this information. …

Internist Fails to Diagnose Stroke CT SCAN Expert Case

Internist Fails to Diagnose Stroke

…  rushed to the emergency department, where they performed a CT scan. The scan revealed bleeding in her brain indicative of a stroke. …