VASCULAR EXPERT WITNESSES

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Airplane Passenger With Pre-Existing Condition is Injured by Falling Luggage VASCULAR Expert Case

This case involves a woman who was injured when another passenger’s bag fell on his leg during a flight. The woman had a past medical history of DVT and was being treated with anticoagulants at the time of the incident. The bag caused some significant brui …

Botched Vasectomy Leads to Significant Bleeding and Infection VASCULAR Expert Case

This case involves a 49-year-old male patient from Michigan who underwent a vasectomy. Within an hour of the procedure, the patient called about brisk bleeding, but the doctor did not seem concerned and told him to call if the problem persisted. The patien …

Doctors Fail to Diagnose Aneurysm in Peritoneal Dialysis Patient VASCULAR Expert Case

This case involves a 59 year old woman with a who was experiencing kidney failure and undergoing peritoneal dialysis. She presented to the ER with complaints of flank pain and was initially placed on pain medication until a CT scan was ordered. Her complet …

Vasectomy Expert Opines on Patient Injury VASCULAR 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  …

Vascular Surgery Expert Opines on Foreign Body Retention Following Stent Placement VASCULAR Expert Case

…  the skin. The treating physician referred the patient to vascular surgery to assess the risk-benefits of leaving this foreign body. …  foreign body posed no risk if left since it was not intravascular. An ultrasound was ordered the following week localizing the retained …

Vascular Surgery Expert Discusses Mismanaged Ischemia VASCULAR Expert Case

Vascular Surgery Expert Discusses Mismanaged Ischemia

This case involves a female patient in Indiana who had a below the knee amputation following routine surgery. The patient had undergone a minor orthopedic procedure on her right leg and was discharged the following day. Over the next few days, the patien …

Vascular Surgery Patient Experiences Severe Stroke During Procedure VASCULAR Expert Case

This case involves an 65-year-old male patient in a good state of health who underwent a left carotid endarterectomy. Pre-op imaging had indicated moderate stenosis in the common carotid artery and mild-moderate stenosis in the left subclavian artery. His  …

Patient is Permanently Injured by Aneurysm VASCULAR Expert Case

Patient is Permanently Injured by Aneurysm

This case takes place in New Mexico and involves a male patient with a history of migraines. He presented to the ER with complaints of what seemed to be a migraine headache. The admitting nurse noted that the patient appeared to be slightly cross eyed, and …