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High Risk Patient Dies After Undergoing General Anesthesia SURGERY Expert Case

High Risk Patient Dies After Undergoing General Anesthesia

This case involves a male patient in Missouri, who presented to the hospital with complaints of chronic coughing, congestion, fever, chills, weakness and dizziness. His medical history shows that he suffered from a number of chronic medical conditions, mos …

General Surgery Expert Evaluates Delayed Diagnosis of Spinal Bleeding SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a 73-year-old woman with a medical history of coronary artery disease and high cholesterol, who presented to the hospital in Wisconsin with abdominal pain. After examinations, she was found to have a perforated ulcer and was taken to the …

Sleep Apnea Patient Suffers Stroke Following Neck Surgery SURGERY Expert Case

…  in Illinois who suffered complications following neck surgery. A few days before the incident in question, she received an injury to her cervical spine and as a result underwent surgery. The first night following her cervical spine surgery, she was placed …

Vasectomy Expert Opines on Patient Injury SURGERY Expert Case

Vasectomy Expert Opines on Patient Injury

…  the patient’s right testicular vein was nicked during surgery, compromising his blood flow and leading to serious medical …

Vascular Surgery Expert Opines on Foreign Body Retention Following Stent Placement SURGERY Expert Case

…  of chest pain for which he was evaluated and scheduled for surgery to open up blocked arteries and have a stent placement. As the …  The treating physician referred the patient to vascular surgery to assess the risk-benefits of leaving this foreign body. After …

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Post-surgical Foot Drop SURGERY Expert Case

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Post-surgical Foot Drop

…  injury. Excluding direct damage to the nerve during the surgery, it was determined that the injury was most likely a result of a positioning error during the surgery. As a result of her injury, the woman suffers from debilitating foot …