POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Develops Infection Following Botched Bariatric Surgery POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION Expert Case

This case involves a 42-year-old male patient who underwent a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. During the procedure, the patient suffered an esophageal perforation. The patient subsequently developed a collection of bacterial pus in his pleural cavity …

Patient Develops Bacterial Infection Following Pacemaker Implant Surgery POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION Expert Case

…  then replaced. Following the replacement procedure, an infection was suspected and a pericardial window was ordered. The procedure revealed signs of infection around the lead and a subsequent culture revealed an anaerobic …

Patient Develops Fungal Infection Following Lung Surgery POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who presented to her primary care physician with a persistent cough. An x-ray showed a large mass in the right lung and the patient was referred to a thoracic surgeon. The thoracic surgeon ordered a CT and PET scan w …

Plastic Surgery Expert Opines on Botched Face lift POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION Expert Case

Plastic Surgery Expert Opines on Botched Face lift

…  consulted his family physician, he diagnosed her with an infection in the wound and skin and prescribed an antibiotic. The wounds and …

General Surgery Experts Discuss Surgical Wound Infection POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged male patient in Wyoming who was morbidly obese patient who suffered from an infected surgical incision following surgery. The patient presented to a general surgeon for what was initially supposed to be a routine gallbladde …

Spinal orthopedic surgery expert witness on advises on post-surgical infection POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION Expert Case

A spinal orthopedic surgery expert witness on advises on a case involving a forty-five year old male patient who underwent cervical fusion surgery. The patient from Rhode Island was discharged shortly following the procedure but later returned to the ER in …