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Rheumatology Expert Opines on Methotrexate Toxicity MEDICAL Expert Case

Rheumatology Expert Opines on Methotrexate Toxicity

This case involves an elderly male patient who presented to a rheumatology clinic for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The patient was placed on a regimen of methotrexate and instructed to visit the clinic on a monthly basis for follow-up. The patient …

Patient Develops Compartment Syndrome During Urinary Surgery MEDICAL Expert Case

Patient Develops Compartment Syndrome During Urinary Surgery

This case involves a male patient who underwent a number of surgical procedures after being diagnosed with bilateral urethral strictures. The patient was placed in the lithotomy position. All of the procedures were performed at once and took a total of 10  …

Hysterectomy Causes Permanent Bladder Injury and Incontinence MEDICAL Expert Case

Hysterectomy Causes Permanent Bladder Injury and Incontinence

This case involves a middle-aged female patient who underwent a laparoscopic partial hysterectomy in order to treat fibroids. During the procedure, doctors accidentally caused a bladder wall injury that was identified and repaired during the operation. Ne …

Botched Bariatric Surgery Causes Permanent Inability to Swallow MEDICAL Expert Case

This case involves a man in his 40’s who underwent lap band surgery. Immediately after surgery was concluded, the patient realized that he could not swallow. Despite a revision surgery, the patient was still unable to swallow and has not been able to take …

Woman Suffers Stroke After Temporarily Halting Xarelto MEDICAL Expert Case

Woman Suffers Stroke After Temporarily Halting Xarelto

This case involves a 60-year-old woman who suffered from atrial fibrillation for which her cardiologist had prescribed her Xarelto. She planned to undergo an outpatient colonoscopy procedure after experiencing lower abdominal pain, and the gastroenterologi …

Botched Episiotomy Leads to Ongoing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction MEDICAL Expert Case

Botched Episiotomy Leads to Ongoing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

This case involves a female patient who had been bought to the hospital after going into labor with her second child. During delivery, multiple maneuvers had to be made to deliver the the child, and a large episiotomy was done to deliver the head with exte …