KIDNEY EXPERT WITNESSES

KIDNEY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Develops Compartment Syndrome Following Heart Valve Replacement KIDNEY Expert Case

…  of these complications, the patient was left in full kidney failure and was told that she will require dialysis for the remainder of …  was sought to review the records and opine on whether the kidney failure was multi-factorial or due to a single …

Nephrologist Elects Not To Medicate Athlete With Severe Potassium Deficiency KIDNEY Expert Case

This case involves an otherwise healthy 16-year-old crew team athlete who experienced persistent inexplicable muscle spasms and was hospitalized. While hospitalized, the patient was discovered to have very low potassium levels and abnormal EKGs. He was ref …

Dialysis Patient is Placed on Antibiotics Despite Known Allergy KIDNEY Expert Case

…  65-year-old woman with acute renal failure who underwent a kidney transplant. Prior to the transplant, the patient used a peritoneal …  she was prescribed the same one which put the transplanted kidney in …

Negligent Cystourethroscopy Results in Air Embolism Injury KIDNEY Expert Case

Negligent Cystourethroscopy Results in Air Embolism Injury

…  to the medical center for a cystourethroscopy and kidney stone removal. The treating physicians failed to identify a kidney stone in a timely manner which prolonged the procedure’s time. They …

Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Suffers Bowel Perforation KIDNEY Expert Case

Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Suffers Bowel Perforation

This case involves an elderly patient with end stage renal disease on peritoneal dialysis who presented to the emergency room with complaints of abdominal pain and bleeding. He notified doctors that he had recently had his dialysis replaced. Combined with  …