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Woman Alleges Stryker Hip Product Caused Nerve Damage ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

Woman Alleges Stryker Hip Product Caused Nerve Damage

…  was diagnosed with lifelong complications from her hip surgery. Her entire right hip had been replaced using Stryker products, but after she awoke from surgery she had lost feeling in most of her leg, developed drop foot with …

Man Faces Complications from Total Hip Arthroplasty ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

Man Faces Complications from Total Hip Arthroplasty

…  much pain to begin his physical therapy routine after the surgery. His pain was severe enough to be highly unusual, and his doctors …  extract a large hematoma from the hip replacement site. An orthopedic surgeon was asked to comment on the case after the patient sued his …

Knee Replacement Procedure Complicated by Hospital Staff ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

Knee Replacement Procedure Complicated by Hospital Staff

After a seventy year-old man underwent a total hip arthroplasty, his new hip was inadvertently dislocated by the hospital staff as he was transferred from the operating table to his hospital bed. The damage was allegedly so severe that he was forced to red …

Hip Replacement Expert Comments on “Drop Foot” Side Effect ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

A patient diagnosed with severe arthritis in both hips elected to undergo a total hip arthroplasty on both sides, decided that his condition of living had already been severely degraded by his condition. Shortly after the procedure on his right hip, howeve …

Patient Alleges Hip Replacement was Negligent ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

Patient Alleges Hip Replacement was Negligent

…  swelling on her right hip. Nearly four months after her surgery, the patient’s primary care physician ordered an ultrasound revealing …

Nickel Allergy Threatens Patient Health in Knee Replacement ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

Nickel Allergy Threatens Patient Health in Knee Replacement

…  his femur, his medical history was ignored by his Orthopedic Surgeon. After the total hip arthroplasty, which included Nickel …  an amputation of his entire leg from the hip down. An Orthopedic Surgeon was needed to opine on the complications suffered by the …

Vertebroplasty Surgeon Sued Over Excessive Cement Use ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY Expert Case

Vertebroplasty Surgeon Sued Over Excessive Cement Use

A patient with a fractured spine sued her doctor for malpractice after two vertebroplasty procedures allegedly became life-threatening. The medical records indicated that about 6 ml of cement was used during the procedure to restore her fractured vertebra. …