UROLOGY EXPERT WITNESSES

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Patient Misdiagnosed With Cancer Undergoes Unnecessary Kidney Removal UROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 39-year-old male patient who was diagnosed with a renal mass during work-up for presumed appendicitis in the emergency department. The patient was ordered a follow-up with a urologist scheduled for the next day. The urologist told the  …

Patient Loses Testicle Following Reverse Vasectomy UROLOGY Expert Case

Patient Loses Testicle Following Reverse Vasectomy

This case involves a male patient who underwent a reverse vasectomy with the defendant urologist. During the several days following the procedure, the patient kept experiencing increasing pain, discomfort, and incontinence. Each time he called the uro …

Doctor Fails to Order Additional Testing After Elevated PSA Level is Detected UROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly man who was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He had been followed for over a decade by the same physician, who began performing PSA testing. A PSA was done which revealed a PSA level that was slightly above the upper normal lim …

Doctors Fail to Follow Up on Lab Tests Indicating Infection UROLOGY Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Follow Up on Lab Tests Indicating Infection

This case involves an elderly male patient that was admitted to the hospital for a suspected UTI related to indwelling catheter use. A urine culture was ordered by a nurse practitioner, however the patient was discharged before the results were reviewed. I …

Patient Develops Compartment Syndrome During Urinary Surgery UROLOGY 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  …

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

This case involves the improper placement of an artificial urinary sphincter and an inflatable penile prosthesis in a 46-year-old. The plaintiff underwent a prostatectomy and extensive bladder neck reconstruction. However, after the procedures, the patient …