MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Suffers Heart Attack After Delayed EMS Arrival MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION Expert Case

Patient Suffers Heart Attack After Delayed EMS Arrival

…  emergency room, the patient was found to have an anterior myocardial infarction. She was brought to the cath lab which showed occlusion of the LAD …

Cardiology Expert Opines on Sudden Death of Boot Camp Workout Participant MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION Expert Case

This fitness industry case involves a a healthy, middle-aged female who had enrolled in a boot camp style group fitness program at a local gym. As a part of the exercise regime in the program, participants were required to perform a wide range of high-int …

Patient dies from heart attack after diagnostic cardiac catheterization is cancelled MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION Expert Case

…  of cardiovascular disease with both parents suffering myocardial infarctions in their forties and thus, he was using multiple medications, …  Two weeks later the man suffered a massive ST-elevation myocardial infraction and died as a result. An autopsy was performed which …

Cardiologist Misses MI Resulting in Fatal Arrhythmia MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION Expert Case

Cardiologist Misses MI Resulting in Fatal Arrhythmia

…  male who died as a result of an undiagnosed myocardial infarction (MI). This man had a medical history of hypertension, …  rushed to the emergency room where he was diagnosed with a myocardial infarction. He was in critical condition upon arrival and died due …

Thoracic Surgery Results in Massive Intraoperative Bleed MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION Expert Case

This case involves a sixty-five-year-old male patient with a significant medical history of mitral valve dysfunction that required urgent repair. During the procedure, the surgeon nicked the patient’s internal mammary artery. As a result, the patient exper …

Heart Attack Missed in Emergency Room Due to Psychiatric Profiling MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION Expert Case

This case involves a fifty-year-old patient who complained of sweating, vomiting, and arm pain, along with the other classic signs of heart attack, which prompted her to call 911. The patient claimed that the EHS staff was disdainful of her when they arriv …

Churg-Strauss Syndrome Results in Fatality Due to Missed Diagnosis MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION Expert Case

This case involves a twenty-eight-year-old woman who was admitted to a hospital with a chief complaint of a fever of unknown origin. The patient had a history of bronchial asthma and chronic bronchitis that did not respond to multiple courses of antimicrob …