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 underwent 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  …