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Doctors Fail to Diagnose Immunosuppressed Patient With Sepsis GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Diagnose Immunosuppressed Patient With Sepsis

This case involves a male patient in his late 40s with a past medical history significant for ulcerative colitis, for which the man had been taking immunosuppressive drugs under the supervision of his gastroenterologist. The patient presented to his primar …

Patient is Killed From Undiagnosed Gastrointestinal Leak Following Hernia Surgery GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY Expert Case

…  for a procedure to repair the hernia. At the time of the surgery, it was found that the patient had a unique anatomy that required the …  showed a gastroesophageal leak. The patient underwent surgery to repair the leak, however he eventually died while in the …

Patient is Killed by Undetected Heart Defect After Bariatric Surgery GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY Expert Case

…  male who passed away after undergoing a gastric bypass surgery. At the time of the incident in question, the Plaintiff went to his …  have an EKG in preparation for a scheduled gastric bypass surgery. The EKG found evidence of a hereditary heart defect which could prove …

Fatal Colonoscopy Due to Bowel Perforation GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY Expert Case

Fatal Colonoscopy Due to Bowel Perforation

…  hours later, antibiotics were administered for a suspected surgery-related infection. Once the surgeon in charge of this patient’s care …