REFRACTORY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Drug Allegedly Causes Stroke In Infant REFRACTORY Expert Case

Drug Allegedly Causes Stroke In Infant

This case involves the care of a neonate born at a hospital in Montana. The neonate needed to undergo a great vessel switch after birth in order to correct a genetic defect. During the surgery, the surgeons noticed unusual bleeding. The physicians administ …

Elbow Arthroplasty Leads to Ulnar Nerve Injury in Patient REFRACTORY Expert Case

Elbow Arthroplasty Leads to Ulnar Nerve Injury in Patient

This elbow surgery case involves a sixty-six-year-old patient who underwent a right total elbow arthroplasty. During the procedure, the ulnar nerve was severely damaged. The surgical note reports that the ulnar nerve was transposed to the anterior side of …

Spinal Surgery Leads to Dural Tear and Spinal Fluid Leak REFRACTORY Expert Case

Spinal Surgery Leads to Dural Tear and Spinal Fluid Leak

This case involves a patient who underwent a cervical total disc arthroplasty and placement of a cervical implant device that was met with complications. Following the procedure, the patient experienced new-onset neurological damage due to the postoperativ …

Transfusion of Infected Blood Products REFRACTORY Expert Case

Transfusion of Infected Blood Products

…  history of leukemia. The patient was being treated for refractory thrombocytopenia and was given sequential transfusions of platelet …