SURGERY EXPERT WITNESSES

SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Cardiologist Fails To Remove Wire After Surgical Defibrillator Placement SURGERY Expert Case

…  cardioverter defibrillator (CRT device) placed. During the surgery, the device placement was complicated by a wire that became …  the patient had a widened mediastinum. Cardiothoracic surgery was consulted and the patient was taken for sternotomy. During surgery, …

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

…  bariatric surgeon than the one she had seen for her surgery. This surgeon suggested the patient undergo a vertical sleeve gastrectomy as a revision of the previous surgery. During the procedure, it was suspected that the gastroesophageal …  rather than a sleeve procedure. An expert in bariatric surgery with experience in revision surgery was sought to review the case and …

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

…  Once stabilized, the patient underwent an exploratory surgery. Intraoperatively, it was discovered that part of the graft had …  of the severe sepsis that resulted. An expert in vascular surgery with extensive experience in these procedures was sought to review the …

Surgical Resident Performs Unsuccessful Emergent Tracheotomy SURGERY Expert Case

…  to save the patient’s life, an unsupervised general surgery resident performed an emergent cricothyrotomy and subsequently an open …  from cardiac arrest and passed away. An expert in general surgery was sought to discuss the expected level of communication between the …