OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Woman Suffers Septic Shock Following Vaginal Hysterectomy OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

…  4 days later, in spite of persistent complaints of fatigue and abdominal pain. Her examination revealed acute abdomen and a subsequent CT …  a few hours, she went into septic shock. An expert in gynecology with experience performing hysterectomies was sought to opine on …

Botched Episiotomy Leads to Ongoing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Botched Episiotomy Leads to Ongoing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

…  maneuvers had to be made to deliver the the child, and a large episiotomy was done to deliver the head with extensive tearing. The …  poor function of her pelvic floor. She underwent extensive and on-going physical therapy for pelvic floor dysfunction, but continued to be …

IUD Perforates Woman’s Uterus Following Implantation OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

IUD Perforates Woman’s Uterus Following Implantation

…  year, the patient began to experience persistent cramps and abnormal bleeding. She presented to her physician who ordered a CT scan. …  right arm was extending outside the confines of the uterus and thus perforated the uterine …

Obstetrics Expert Discusses Fatal Amniotic Fluid Embolism OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Obstetrics Expert Discusses Fatal Amniotic Fluid Embolism

…  time. After the amniotic fluid proceeded to cause heart and lung collapse, however, an autopsy with microscopic examination revealed …  uterine wall, the case required expertise in abortions and amniotic fluid …

Gynecologist Sued over Incorrectly Placed Essure Implant OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Gynecologist Sued over Incorrectly Placed Essure Implant

…  expert in gynecology was requested to testify in a case over Essure contraceptive IUDs, …  After experiencing bloating, chronic pain, depression, and hypertension in her shoulders shortly after the Essure device was …  fallopian tube, the small Essure coils had punctured it and migrated towards the uterine wall, causing the patient excessive pain and …

Migrating Essure Device Prompts Severe Medical Complications OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Migrating Essure Device Prompts Severe Medical Complications

…  had been normal, she began to experience abdominal pain and heavy bleeding. She subsequently underwent an X-ray of her lower back and discovered that one of the Essure coils had moved into her abdomen. The …

Contraceptive Essure Coils Severely Injure Patient OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Contraceptive Essure Coils Severely Injure Patient

…  coils as a contraceptive measure suffered severe pain and medical complications when the coils migrated out from her Fallopian tubes and extruded into her uterus. The coils had been recommended due the patient’s lack of any metal allergies, and she was not initially informed that she may experience post-implant pain, …

Patient’s Uterine Tract Damaged in Endometrial Ablation OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Patient’s Uterine Tract Damaged in Endometrial Ablation

…  gynecologist had done the operation in her office, and during her recovery from the procedure the patient developed a …  for three months, which she claimed had extensive mental and physical health ramifications. A gynecologist who frequently performed …

Patient Faces Months-Long Recovery from Endometrial Ablation OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Patient Faces Months-Long Recovery from Endometrial Ablation

…  her gynecologist had failed to observe the proper standard of care. Though the gynecologist claimed that the procedure was …  began vomiting less than a day after it was completed, and needed to be taken to the ER. A scan revealed that her uterine wall had been punctured, and she had to have an emergency procedure performed to remedy it. The …