PERFORATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Develops Infection Following Botched Bariatric Surgery PERFORATION Expert Case

…  During the procedure, the patient suffered an esophageal perforation. The patient subsequently developed a collection of bacterial pus …  instrumentation during the procedure and that the perforation could have been …

Patient Suffers Multi-Organ Failure Following Unfit Bariatric Surgery PERFORATION Expert Case

This case involves a woman in her mid-30s with a who underwent a gastric sleeve procedure. She had previously undergone a Nissen fundoplication procedure which had failed. EGD studies revealed the wrap coming undone and evidence of a stomach hernia w …

Woman Contracts Sepsis From Intestinal Perforation During Vascular Surgery PERFORATION Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged female patient with a history of poor circulation who presented with persistent foot pain. She underwent a cardiac bypass graft and was discharged home after the designated recovery period. A few days later, the patient ret …

Bariatric Surgery Expert Discusses Inappropriate Treatment of Spleen Perforation PERFORATION Expert Case

This case involves a male patient was admitted to hospital in Delware for a routine gastric surgery to address persistent intestinal disease. Following the procedure, the surgeon informed the patient’s family that she had accidentally perforated the man’s  …

Colonoscopy Results in Severe Intestinal Perforation PERFORATION Expert Case

Colonoscopy Results in Severe Intestinal Perforation

…  due to restrictions of movement of the colon and that a perforation of the sigmoid colon was suspected. He attributed the failure to sigmoid looping and noted a perforation at 18 cm while removing the scope camera. The patient had to …

Hernia Repair Turns Fatal PERFORATION Expert Case

Hernia Repair Turns Fatal

 This case involves a 60-year-old woman who presented to the ER with severe abdominal pain. A CT scan is performed which shows acute cholecystitis and a bulging hiatal hernia, causing medical staff to undergo a treatment operation using Composix mesh. Dur …