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Vasectomy Expert Opines on Patient Injury VASCULAR Expert Case

Vasectomy Expert Opines on Patient Injury

A primary care physician was named in a lawsuit 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 practitioners. Ho …

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 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 patient felt numb …

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 …

Patient Suffers Extensive Injuries From Botched Vascular Surgery VASCULAR Expert Case

…  peripheral artery disease. The patient presented to a vascular surgeon, based in Montana, with symptoms of poor circulation in the …  of fecal matter into the body, causing severe cardiovascular issues. The patient required several additional major operations to …

Vascular Surgery Expert Witness Opines on Patient’s Hemorrhage VASCULAR Expert Case

…  approach for access, the patient sustained a significant vascular injury with resultant significant hemorrhage. The injury to the …  placed on bypass and was in critical condition after the vascular injury was finally identified and stabilized. The patient did not …