UROLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Misplaced Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Lacerates Major Artery UROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an elderly patient who had developed chronic renal disease. She was undergoing peritoneal dialysis at home and was having her peritoneal dialysis catheter changed. She had previously had her peritoneal dialysis catheter changed without a …

Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Suffers Abdominal Aneurysm UROLOGY Expert Case

Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Suffers Abdominal Aneurysm

This case involves a middle aged woman suffering from kidney failure and undergoing peritoneal dialysis. The patient was admitted to the emergency department with complaints of abdominal pain and weakness in her legs. An MRI was ordered immediately but nev …

Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Suffers Bowel Perforation UROLOGY Expert Case

Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Suffers Bowel Perforation

This case involves an elderly patient with end stage renal disease on peritoneal dialysis who presented to the emergency room with complaints of abdominal pain and bleeding. He notified doctors that he had recently had his dialysis replaced. Combined with  …

Patient Develops Incontinence Following Branchytherapy UROLOGY Expert Case

Patient Develops Incontinence Following Branchytherapy

This case involves a 57-year-old male patient from California with a past medical history of recurrent symptomatic strictures. He underwent brachytherapy to treat prostate cancer and developed a urethral stricture for which he had multiple endoscopic inter …

Botched Vasectomy Forces Patient to Undergo Epididymectomy UROLOGY Expert Case

Botched Vasectomy Forces Patient to Undergo Epididymectomy

This case involves a 52-year-old male patient who presented to his urologist’s office for a vasectomy. Before the operation, there was some discussion concerning a possible growth on one of his testicles. The patient indicated he never had pain in this a …

Urology Experts Discuss Injuries From Improper Placement of Brachytherapy UROLOGY 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,  …

Vasectomy Expert Opines on Patient Injury UROLOGY Expert Case

Vasectomy Expert Opines on Patient Injury

A primary care physician was named in a lawsuit in West Virginia following a low-cost vasectomy procedure that went awry. The patient, an elderly man, had agreed to the physician’s procedure on the belief that it would be a cheaper alternative to other  …