INFECTION EXPERT WITNESSES

INFECTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Esophagectomy Causes Necrosis in Patient’s Lung INFECTION Expert Case

Esophagectomy Causes Necrosis in Patient’s Lung

This case involves a 32-year-old female with stage II esophageal cancer who underwent a minimally invasive esophagectomy. 5 days after the operation, she had a CT scan that showed a suspicious area, but the surgeon was convinced that it was simply some air …

Patient Develops Incontinence Following Branchytherapy INFECTION Expert Case

Patient Develops Incontinence Following Branchytherapy

This case involves a 57-year-old male patient from California with a past medical history of recurrent symptomatic strictures. He underwent brachytherapy to treat prostate cancer and developed a urethral stricture for which he had multiple endoscopic inter …

Plastic Surgery Expert Opines on Botched Face lift INFECTION Expert Case

Plastic Surgery Expert Opines on Botched Face lift

…  consulted his family physician, he diagnosed her with an infection in the wound and skin and prescribed an antibiotic. The wounds and …

Inappropriate Treatment of Infected Wound Leads to Amputation INFECTION Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged female patient in Kansaswho suffered from morbid obesity as well as diabetes, who was being followed by a vascular surgeon for a wound on her hallux. The wound was initially managed as an outpatient with antibiotics, howeve …

Epidemiology Experts Discusses Viral Infection From Unsanitary Housing Project INFECTION Expert Case

…  housing project in Arkansas who contracted a rare viral infection shortly after moving in. When the man first moved in to the building, …  Eventually, the man was diagnosed with a viral infection of his respiratory tract that was likely caused by exposure to rodent …

Oral Surgery Expert Opines on Excessive Bleeding Following Root Canal INFECTION Expert Case

…  complaints of puss and swelling indicative of a probable infection. The infected tissue was drained, and the decision was made to keep …  woman in the hospital due to the apparent severity of the infection. After several days in the hospital, the woman began to bleed …