INCONTINENCE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Discectomy Gone Wrong Causes Spinal Stenosis, Cauda Equina, and Foot Drop INCONTINENCE Expert Case

This case involves a 48-year-old male who underwent a micro-discectomy at L3-L4. Immediately following the procedure, the patient experienced numbness in his legs along with the inability to void his bladder. An MRI was performed the day after surgery and  …

Lumbar Laminectomy Causes Foot Drop and Chronic Pain Disorder INCONTINENCE Expert Case

This case involves a 44-year-old male with a past medical history of bi-polar disorder, type II diabetes, sciatica, chronic back pain, insomnia, and obesity. He was on a myriad of medications, including Onglyza. Major surgical history includes a plate plac …

Laminectomy Causes Cauda Equina Syndrome INCONTINENCE Expert Case

Laminectomy Causes Cauda Equina Syndrome

…  results as the patient now experiences bowel and bladder incontinence, sensory and motor deficits in both lower extremities, as well as …

Spinal Stimulator Implantation Causes Incontinence INCONTINENCE Expert Case

Spinal Stimulator Implantation Causes Incontinence

…  attempted. The patient additionally had bowel and bladder incontinence and experiences muscle spasms which radiate from his feet to the …

Diagnosis of Pyelonephritis Causes Severe Sepsis and Loss of Limbs INCONTINENCE Expert Case

This case involves a 48-year-old female admitted with a diagnosis of pyelonephritis and goes into acute renal failure. She developed a DIC and went into septic shock. As a result, the patient lost both of her legs and fingers on both hands due to the acu …

Failure to Diagnose Results in Young Man Losing Testicle INCONTINENCE Expert Case

Failure to Diagnose Results in Young Man Losing Testicle

A 20-year-old male presented to the ER with a chief complaint of nausea, vomiting, fever, very painful abdominal pain, and swollen testes. The ER house staff was working under the assumption that this patient was exhibiting drug-seeking behavior and did …

Minor Surgery Leads to Permanent Supra Pubic Catheter Placement INCONTINENCE Expert Case

This case involves a 55-year-old male who presented to the hospital for an elective lumbar fusion to alleviate back pain. Before surgery commenced, the house staff was ordered to place a Foley catheter to drain the bladder but failed upon several successiv …