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Patient Develops Compartment Syndrome During Urinary Surgery SURGERY Expert Case

Patient Develops Compartment Syndrome During Urinary Surgery

This case involves a male patient who underwent a number of surgical procedures after being diagnosed with bilateral urethral strictures. The patient was placed in the lithotomy position. All of the procedures were performed at once and took a total of 10  …

Radiofrequency Ablation Patient Suffers Cerebral Hypoxia SURGERY Expert Case

Radiofrequency Ablation Patient Suffers Cerebral Hypoxia

This case involves a middle aged man who underwent radiofrequency ablation to treat arthritis pain. During the procedure, the patient was reported to have an abnormally declining heart rate and within minutes coded. Surgeons stopped the procedure and attem …

Defective Penile Implant Leads to Incontinence Requiring Revision Surgery SURGERY Expert Case

…  Two months afterwards, the patient underwent implant surgery for an artificial urinary sphincter and an inflatable penile prosthesis. Following the surgery, he had continued incontinence and poor function of the implant. After …  Subsequently, the patient had to undergo corrective surgery to remove both the artificial sphincter and inflatable penile …

Surgeon Ruptures Patient’s Optical Muscle During Septoplasty SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a 27-year-old woman who presented to her doctor with recurrent sinusitis. She was referred to a surgeon who decided her condition would be treated best with septoplasty. During the procedure, the surgeon ruptured the patient’s optical mu …

Urology Experts Discuss Injuries From Improper Placement of Brachytherapy SURGERY Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged man who was diagnosed with prostate cancer and elected to undergo treatment via brachytherapy in West Virginia. During the procedure, the doctor failed to correctly place the radioactive seeds into the patient’s prostate,  …