UROLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Physician Assistant Allegedly Fails to Diagnose Pre-Eclampsia UROLOGY Expert Case

This case takes place in Michigan involves a pregnant patient in her early thirties. The patient, who was previously using Yasmin for contraceptive, received prenatal care at a community hospital with no reported complications. The patient presented to the …

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 …

Urology Expert Witness Discusses Robotic Surgery Error UROLOGY Expert Case

Urology Expert Witness Discusses Robotic Surgery Error

This case involves a sixty-five-year-old male patient who had a new onset prostate cancer and underwent a robotic assisted prostatectomy that was met with significant complication. The patient had a prior history of an exploratory laparotomy with extens …

Pharmaceutical Expert Witness Opines on Methotrexate Toxicity UROLOGY Expert Case

Pharmaceutical Expert Witness Opines on Methotrexate Toxicity

This case involves a twenty-four-year-old male who underwent a kidney transplantation. The patient was on dialysis and immunosuppressive therapy. He also had hypertension due to his renal manifestations. To manage his hypertension, his primary care physici …

Rheumatology Expert Witness Discusses Bladder Cancer Diagnosis UROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a forty-five-year-old male who presented to his family physician with complaints of bleeding during urination, coughing, frequent nose bleeds, and joint pain. Additionally, he was found to have a nose deformity which was due to a perfora …