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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 …

Negligent Cystourethroscopy Results in Air Embolism Injury UROLOGY Expert Case

Negligent Cystourethroscopy Results in Air Embolism Injury

This case involves a middle aged, female patient who presented to the medical center for a cystourethroscopy and kidney stone removal. The treating physicians failed to identify a kidney stone in a timely manner which prolonged the procedure’s time. They …

Kidney Stone Removal Tainted by Negligent Surgery UROLOGY Expert Case

Kidney Stone Removal Tainted by Negligent Surgery

Following a percutaneous nephrolithotomy surgery that was meant to remove a kidney stone with minimal invasion, a woman suffered severe medical complications that caused her to pass away shortly after the procedure. With multiple stones in her left kidney, …

Expert in Urologic Oncology Delineates PSA Testing Standards UROLOGY Expert Case

Expert in Urologic Oncology Delineates PSA Testing Standards

A patient’s death from prostate cancer caused charges of negligence to be raised against his general physician, who allegedly never fully discussed the benefits and drawbacks of PSA testing during his treatment. In a medical case spanning four years, the …

Patient Suffers a Delayed Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer UROLOGY Expert Case

Patient Suffers a Delayed Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

A Urologist’s standard of care was questioned in a recent court case where a doctor’s failure to communicate and administer PSA Tests to an elderly patient led him to sue. Though one of the patient’s tests from years prior indicated that his score wa …