ROBOTIC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

ROBOTIC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Man Suffers Bowel Perforation, Sepsis After Robotic-Assisted Surgery ROBOTIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  male patient who suffered complications after undergoing a robotic-assisted prostatectomy in order to treat early-stage prostate cancer. The surgery was performed with the assistance of a da Vinci robotic surgery system, …

Robotic Surgery System Causes Substantial Injuries ROBOTIC SURGERY Expert Case

Robotic Surgery System Causes Substantial Injuries

This case takes place in North Carolina and involves a middle-aged female patient who underwent a complete hysterectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System. During the procedure a cut was made in the patient’s intestines that went unnoticed. This caused a r …

Hernia repair via da Vinci surgical robot leads to esophageal perforation ROBOTIC SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a patient who under went hiatal hernia repair via da Vinci surgical robot. The procedure was complicated by esophageal perforation. Postoperatively, the perforation was not discovered for some time, which resulted in a two-month hospital …

OBGYN transects sciatic nerve during vaginal vault repair for vaginal prolapse ROBOTIC SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a fifty-four-year old female patient who underwent a vaginal vault repair. She subsequently had damage to her sciatic nerve suffering from motor/sensory dysfunction with paralysis postoperatively. Additionally, she had pain and numbness  …

Urology Expert Witness Discusses Robotic Surgery Error ROBOTIC SURGERY Expert Case

Urology Expert Witness Discusses Robotic Surgery Error

…  who had a new onset prostate cancer and underwent a robotic assisted prostatectomy that was met with significant complication. The …  the surgical workspace. Ultimately, due to the robotic surgery, the patient sustained a perforation to the small bowel that needed to …

Da Vinci robot prostatectomy leads to severe nerve damage ROBOTIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  case involves a sixty-five-year-old male who underwent a robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. The patient was placed in the …  position before the first incision was made. During the surgery, the surgeon had difficulty identifying the vas deferens and seminal …

Severe Complications After Robot-Assisted Colorectal Surgery ROBOTIC SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a patient who underwent a laparoscopic and robot-assisted total proctocolectomy for the treatment of advanced ulcerative colitis and clostridium difficile colitis. During the procedure, the patient suffered from IV infiltration that was  …

Da Vinci Robot Surgery Results in Untimely Death ROBOTIC SURGERY Expert Case

Da Vinci Robot Surgery Results in Untimely Death

…  on a fifty-eight-year-old male patient using the da Vinci robotic surgery system. The procedure was met with significant complications that …