GENERAL SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

GENERAL SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Defective Surgical Warming Blanket Design Blamed for Severe Burns GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a man who was admitted for a gastric bypass and in preparation for the operation, a Snuggle Warm Blanket System was applied to his chest/upper body. At the end of the procedure, the warmer was removed and it was discovered that the patie …

Composix Mesh Allegedly Causes Patient’s Hernia GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

Composix Mesh Allegedly Causes Patient’s Hernia

…  after the procedure, leading to his death. After the surgery to repair a right renal mass with the mesh, the patient was noted as …  support his rapidly declining health. Two days after his surgery, a CT scan revealed that the patient had a recurrent hernia; shortly …

Permanent Nerve Damage Prompts Medical Lawsuit GENERAL SURGERY Expert Case

Permanent Nerve Damage Prompts Medical Lawsuit

A carotid endarterectomy surgical expert was asked to opine on a malpractice case involving a patient who sustained significant nervous damage during his endarterectomy. Originally requiring the endarterectomy to reduce his risk of stroke, the patient bega …

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 …