NEEDLE BIOPSY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Radiologist Pierces Patient’s Aorta Causing Fatal Bleed Out NEEDLE BIOPSY Expert Case

…  female patient whose aorta was pierced during a needle-guided CT scan. The patient initially presented to the defendant …  diagnosed the patient with thymus cancer and ordered a needle-guided CT scan. During the scan, the piercing caused such severe …

Leukemia Patient Requires Amputation Following Bone Marrow Biopsy NEEDLE BIOPSY Expert Case

…  a delayed diagnosis and required an immediate bone marrow biopsy. After the procedure, the patient developed a hematoma in her right leg …  An expert in oncology with experience in bone marrow biopsy was sought to review the case and opine on the standard of …

Pathology expert witness advises on delayed diagnosis of pancreatic cancer NEEDLE BIOPSY Expert Case

…  pancreatitis with possible pancreatic pseudocyst. A biopsy showed inflammatory tissue that was consistent with pancreatitis. A week …  that raised the possibility of pancreatic cancer. Another biopsy of the pancreatic mass showed inflammatory tissue and no evidence of …

Surgeon Fails to Remove Malignant Tissue in Patient With Breast Cancer NEEDLE BIOPSY Expert Case

…  treatment for breast cancer. Following a sentinel node biopsy, she was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma with two positive …  on the mid lower left axilla. An ultrasound guided needle biopsy revealed a recurrence of the adenocarcinoma in the axillary region. The …