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Untreated Bowel Perforation Causes Death

In this segment of 1-800-LAW-CALL, attorney Philip Federico discusses the case of a man who underwent a laparoscopic hernia repair surgery, which is generally regarded as a low-risk procedure.

However, when the patient’s surgeon inadvertently perforated the man’s bowel with a spiral tack, things take a turn for the worse. Listen to learn more about how a surgeon’s failure to recognize a bowel perforation eventually resulted in multi-organ failure and a man’s untimely death.

 


 

 

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