TRANSPLANT SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Woman Contracts Hepatitis C From Liver Transplant TRANSPLANT SURGERY Expert Case

Woman Contracts Hepatitis C From Liver Transplant

…  case involves a live donor liver transplant case in a forty-two-year-old woman who was suffering from …  hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis in the donor. The liver transplantation was conducted and the cancer spread rampantly in the recipient …  new liver tissue. The patient died within two weeks of the transplant …

Heart Failure Due to Inadequate Monitoring of Toxic Chemotherapy Drug TRANSPLANT SURGERY Expert Case

…  sarcoma. The patient had a successful cancer resection surgery performed and started chemotherapy shortly thereafter. Her treating …  developed heart failure and required emergent heart transplant …

Surgical Sponge Left Behind After Liver Transplantation Surgery TRANSPLANT SURGERY Expert Case

…  a forty-seven-year-old female patient underwent a liver transplant procedure. She was previously suffering from progressive amyloid polyneuropathy. The surgery had significant complications, which included a two-month hospital …

Liver Biopsy Complication Causes Massive Hematoma TRANSPLANT SURGERY Expert Case

Liver Biopsy Complication Causes Massive Hematoma

…  with a medical history of Hepatitis C and a prior liver transplant. Less than one year after the successful transplant surgery, the patient started to experience increased signs and symptoms of …

Bowel Strangulation During Renal Transplant Procedure TRANSPLANT SURGERY Expert Case

Bowel Strangulation During Renal Transplant Procedure

…  patient who experienced a nicked peritoneum during a renal transplant procedure. The nicked peritoneum was mentioned in the medical …  the patient became septic. The patient went back into surgery with the original surgeon and the colon was found to be necrotic. The …

Decomposed Body Unable to be Used at Funeral TRANSPLANT SURGERY Expert Case

Decomposed Body Unable to be Used at Funeral

…  involves a woman who died and the family agreed to tissue transplantation. An issue arose when the family of the decedent alleged that …  hospital was delayed in transporting the body for tissue transplantation. They kept it in the basement of the hospital for a few hours. …

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home TRANSPLANT SURGERY Expert Case

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home

…  including his right hand. After an unsuccessful hand transplant in the aftermath of his amputations, the patient’s health fatally …

Hernia Repair Turns Fatal TRANSPLANT SURGERY Expert Case

Hernia Repair Turns Fatal

…  blood pressure. Though she was placed on the pancreas transplant list, she was unable to obtain a healthy pancreas. The patient’s …