INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Uterine Artery Embolization Expert Opines on use of Embospheres INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Expert Case

This lawsuit was filed by a woman who, after undergoing two prior uterine artery embolizations using Embospheres, claimed that her doctors had negligently spread the small biotech beads throughout her body to devastating effects. Originally, the Embosphere …

Patient is Injured by Contrast Fluid INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Expert Case

Patient is Injured by Contrast Fluid

…  intravenous drug abuse. The patient was due to undergo a radiology procedure, and the patient’s PCP requested that a PICC line -as …

Patient Dies After Femoral Sheath is Removed by Resident INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Expert Case

Patient Dies After Femoral Sheath is Removed by Resident

This case takes place in New Hampshire and involves an elderly male patient who underwent femoral angioplasty. He proceeded to develop abdominal pain 2 hours after the procedure was completed due to an unrecognized peritoneal bleed. The patient was later  …

Interventional Cardiologist Performs Unnecessary Procedure and Injures Patient INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Expert Case

This case takes place in Tennessee and involves a 50-year-old patient who underwent nuclear stress testing for evaluation of coronary ischemia performed by the defendant doctor. The patient exercised on a Bruce protocol for 6 minutes and 30 seconds and the …

Interventional Radiologist Fails to Consult Neurosurgeon on Procedure INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Expert Case

…  were mentioned in the diagnostic report. Furthermore, the interventionalist did not consult a neurosurgeon before attempting to embolize the vasculature after a failed first attempt, and the interventional radiologist did not fully explain to the patient why he was …