A woman sues gynecologist for alleged lack of informed consent.
Modern Medicine Cases
A 48-year-old woman who had an abdominal hysterectomy a year earlier, had continued vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain.
During a D&E procedure, the sigmoid colon was briefly pinched by the ring forceps.
Surgeon fails to biopsy a breast with positive mammogram.
After hysterectomy, patient develops infection and sponge is revealed after x-ray.
After receiving fertility treatment, a 28-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital.
When the obstetrician encountered a tight lower uterine segment band around the fetal neck, the complicated delivery that followed eventually led to the baby's demise. Why did the defense settle?
Cesarean section should have been performed sooner.
A woman in active labor was given oxytocin and baby born with brain damage.
Woman, 9 months' pregnant, goes to hospital with severe headache.