GANGRENE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Tight Post-Operative Bandages Cause Patient Gangrenous Toes GANGRENE Expert Case

Tight Post-Operative Bandages Cause Patient Gangrenous Toes

This case involves a 66-year-old male with a history of diabetes who underwent a metatarsophalangeal joint fusion, a dorsal flexor shortening wedge osteotomy, and hammertoes arthrodesis. The patient felt the bandages were too tight on his foot but kept th …

Improperly Administered IV Causes Significant Infection GANGRENE Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient in Iowa who presented to the emergency room for atrial fibrillation as well as a suspected heart attack. The patient underwent treatment with the placement of a coronary stent, and was placed in a hospital ro …

Infectious Disease Physician Discharges Patient; Results in Amputation GANGRENE Expert Case

This case takes place in Ohio and involves a diabetic male who presented to the hospital with complaints of left foot pain. The patient had an extensive history of diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension, and he was also a pack-per-day smoker. The pati …

Gangrenous Leg Amputated After Misdiagnosis GANGRENE Expert Case

Gangrenous Leg Amputated After Misdiagnosis

…  and treat the patient’s progressing infection, venous gangrene and severe deep venous thrombosis developed in both lower extremities. …

Botched Surgery Leads to Lower Limb Paralysis GANGRENE Expert Case

Botched Surgery Leads to Lower Limb Paralysis

…  were incurred, including an iliac vein tear, ischemic gangrene of the bowel, renal failure, and rhabdomyolysis. The patient is now …