GENERAL SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

GENERAL SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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 …

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 …