OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Surgeon Perforates Patient’s Bowel During C-Section OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Surgeon Perforates Patient’s Bowel During C-Section

…  during which the surgeon noted the uterus was scarred and sclerosed. On the first day after her surgery, the patient’s white blood …  to be 3.2 with a left shift. Her urinary output was low and she had periods of hypotension. The next day, the patient had increasing …

Failure To Perform C-Section Causes Fatal Twin Birth OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Expert Case

Failure To Perform C-Section Causes Fatal Twin Birth

…  variety of complications, including low umbilical cord pH and Apgar scores the started at 1 and never rose above 2. The baby was noted …  subsequently died from anoxic brain injury. An obstetrics and gynecology nurse was sought to opine on whether the patient’s …

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, …