GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Allegedly Negligent Colonoscopy Causes Spleen Injury GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED Expert Case

Allegedly Negligent Colonoscopy Causes Spleen Injury

This case involves a 58- year-old-man who underwent an elective colonoscopy in an outpatient facility. He was discharged home shortly after the procedure. While at home, he began to feel very ill and fainted in his kitchen. He was brought to the emerge …

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED Expert Case

Patient is Killed by Internal Bleeding While on Warfarin

…  bowel was injured, but they were able to stem the bleeding and conclude the surgery apparently without injury. However, this …  stay in the hospital, he began to experience internal bleeding that went unnoticed for an extended period of time. Despite attempts …

High-Risk Patient Dies Following Mismanaged Care GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED Expert Case

High-Risk Patient Dies Following Mismanaged Care

…  drop over this period, which indicated continued internal bleeding. Eventually, the patient was prepped and scheduled for a colonoscopy, …

Gastroenterology Expert Evaluates Untreated Duodenal Perforation GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED Expert Case

This case involves a man who retained a stone in his bile duct following a surgery on his gallbladder. An endoscopic visualization procedure known as an ERCP was performed, after which physicians noted that there may have been a perforation in the patient’ …