THYROIDECTOMY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Nurse Practitioner Fails to Diagnose Advanced Thyroid Cancer THYROIDECTOMY Expert Case

Nurse Practitioner Fails to Diagnose Advanced Thyroid Cancer

This case involves a middle-aged male patient in Idaho who had a previous medical history significant for diabetes and hepatitis c, who had been under the care of an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. He was taking multiple medications to treat hi …

Doctors Fail to Diagnose Thyroid Cancer THYROIDECTOMY Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Diagnose Thyroid Cancer

This case takes place in Iowa and involves a female patient who was under the care of a specialist physician at a hospital, where she tested for elevated levels of a particular hormone. Some time later, the specialist wrote a clinical note to the referri …

General Surgery Expert Witness Discusses Hypocalcemia in Patient THYROIDECTOMY Expert Case

…  stage I medullary carcinoma. The patient underwent a total thyroidectomy to treat her thyroid cancer. After surgery, the woman experienced …  her parathyroid glands were dissected out during her total thyroidectomy. She was told that she developed hypoparathyroidism from surgery, …

Otolaryngology Expert Witness Comments on Thyroidectomy Complications THYROIDECTOMY Expert Case

…  thyroiditis contained extensive inflammation requiring a thyroidectomy. After surgery, the woman experienced difficulties speaking and …  she most likely sustained nerve injury as a result of the thyroidectomy. Surgical exploration showed that her left recurrent laryngeal …