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Patient Undergoes Joint Replacement Due to Surgical Infection KNEE SURGERY Expert Case

Patient Undergoes Joint Replacement Due to Surgical Infection

…  with an unremarkable medical history who injured his left knee during a recreational softball game. The man was taken to the hospital …  elected to attempt a surgical repair through arthroscopic surgery, which proceeded without major incident. Nevertheless, the patient …

Infectious Disease Expert Opines On Deep Joint Infection KNEE SURGERY Expert Case

Infectious Disease Expert Opines On Deep Joint Infection

…  Mr. Pipitone to develop a salmonella infection in his knee after a physician injected his knee with Synvisc. The district court excluded the testimony of the plaintiffs’ …

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Advises on Knee Surgery Resulting in Permanent Foot Drop KNEE SURGERY Expert Case

…  orthopedic surgery expert advises on a case involving a woman who suffered from long-term knee pain. The patient was originally taking glucosamine supplements to manage her joint pain, but elected to undergo a total left knee replacement after consulting with her doctor. Within hours of the surgery, …

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Comments on Total Knee Replacement KNEE SURGERY Expert Case

…  patient who sustained work-related injuries to his right knee. After receiving conservative therapy, the patient underwent arthroscopy and finally a total knee replacement due to painful arthritis. Following the procedure, …

Anesthesiology Expert Witness Explains Intraoperative Positioning KNEE SURGERY Expert Case

…  a forty-five-year-old female patient who underwent a total knee replacement procedure and sustained significant complications immediately following surgery that were unrelated to the surgical site. The patient complained of …

Orthopedic Surgeon Gives Improper Orders for Knee Device KNEE SURGERY Expert Case

…  motion device on a patient’s leg following a total right knee replacement surgery. The medical records showed that the patient’s leg was placed into the …

Anesthesiologist Mishandles Airway Resulting in Cardiopulmonary Arrest KNEE SURGERY Expert Case

…  hospital course after undergoing an elective right knee replacement. The patient sustained a postoperative pneumothorax that was …  and a retropharyngeal abscess which required an additional surgery. The corrective surgical intervention procedures that followed proved …

Knee Replacement Leaves Woman With Severe Gait Abnormalities KNEE SURGERY Expert Case

…  female patient who underwent a total right knee replacement. The orthopedic surgeon selected a Zimmer Nexgen E Device for implantation and reconstruction of the knee joint. Less than six months after the procedure was performed, the patient …  with critical joint loosening that required revision surgery. After a year of conservative treatment, the patient underwent a …

Patient Dies After COPD Medications are Withheld KNEE SURGERY Expert Case

Patient Dies After COPD Medications are Withheld

…  case involves a patient that had a below the knee amputation which was uneventful during surgery. The patient suffered from COPD and was taking several respiratory …  The patient was cleared by medical doctors for surgery and was labeled as a moderate risk. During the first, postoperative …