GENERAL SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

GENERAL SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

General Surgery Expert Evaluates Delayed Diagnosis of Spinal Bleeding GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a 73-year-old woman with a medical history of coronary artery disease and high cholesterol, who presented to the hospital in Wisconsin with abdominal pain. After examinations, she was found to have a perforated ulcer and was taken to the …

General Surgery Experts Discuss Surgical Wound Infection GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

…  who suffered from an infected surgical incision following surgery. The patient presented to a general surgeon for what was initially supposed to be a routine gallbladder …

Leading General Surgeon Discusses Defective Hernia Mesh GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

Leading General Surgeon Discusses Defective Hernia Mesh

This case involves a patient who had inguinal hernia repair using Composix Kugel mesh. The patient is currently disabled and has suffered chronic, debilitating pain. The plaintiff alleges that the defendant knew the mesh was not suitable for this applicati …

General Surgery Expert Comments On Compartment Syndrome After Hernia Repair GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

…  an elderly male patient in Mississippi who underwent surgery for a laparoscopic repair of a hernia using Composix mesh. The …  extensive removal of adhesions; at some point during the surgery, a small bowel perforation occurred that was not recognized …  He was taken back to the operating room for emergency surgery, at which point a small bowel perforation was discovered and easily …

Bariatric Surgery Complications Leads to Death GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

Bariatric Surgery Complications Leads to Death

…  of severe abdominal pain. He had undergone gastric bypass surgery a few weeks prior and 3 days after his readmission to the hospital he …