UROLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Car Accident Linked to Testicular Torsion UROLOGY Expert Case

Car Accident Linked to Testicular Torsion

This case involves a young male patient with no past medical history or testicular problems who developed right-sided testicular pain several days after he was a victim in a motor vehicle accident in the state of Idaho. The patient suffered neck pain afte …

Fatal Cancer Goes Untreated Despite Suspicious CT Scan UROLOGY Expert Case

Fatal Cancer Goes Untreated Despite Suspicious CT Scan

This case involves a female patient who presented to a Kentucky hospital ER with difficulty breathing. Her condition stabilized after she was placed on several medications, however the patient later developed severe abdominal pain. As part of the evaluati …

Patient’s Ureter is Severed During Surgery UROLOGY Expert Case

Patient’s Ureter is Severed During Surgery

This case involves a middle aged female patient who developed complications following an adrenalectomy procedure to remove a tumor from his right adrenal gland. The patient originally went into the defending hospital to have a tumor removed from her right …

Patient Suffers Brain Damage from Anesthesia Reversal Agents UROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a patient with a past medical history of diabetes, morbid obesity, and renal failure. The patient had been on dialysis and had maintained fairly well, however he required a renal transplant. The transplant procedure itself was a success, …

Failure To Diagnose Colon Cancer In High Risk Patient UROLOGY Expert Case

Failure To Diagnose Colon Cancer In High Risk Patient

This case takes place in South Dakota and involves a 65-year-old female (adopted / family history unknown) who had breast cancer (triple negative, mastectomies and chemo). Three years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, she had mucus and blood in her …

Mismanaged Coumadin (Warfarin) Therapy Results in Patient’s Death UROLOGY Expert Case

This case takes place in Rhode Island and involves a man in his early 60’s who had been prescribed Coumadin by his cardiologist. Subsequently, he required a prostate biopsy. The biopsy was coordinated between his urologist and his cardiologist regarding co …

Botched Hysterectomy Results in Numerous Corrective Surgeries and Complications UROLOGY Expert Case

This case takes place in Virginia and involves a 52-year-old patient who presented for a trans-vaginal hysterectomy. At the end of the procedure, when vaginal vault was closed with sutures, the surgeon sutured the two ends of the vaginal vault as well as t …

Urologist Misses Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer UROLOGY Expert Case

Urologist Misses Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer

This urologic oncology case involves a fifty-six-year-old man who was undergoing treatment for urinary frequency, nighttime urination, and occasional blood in the urine. The urologist performed a cystoscopy and diagnosed the patient with an overactive bla …