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$900K Awarded In Suit Over Myomectomy (access required)

Type of Action — Medical malpractice Other Useful Information — The plaintiff, a 38-year-old female wished to preserve fertility while having uterine fibroids removed. The physician from George Washington recommended fibroid removal (myomectomy). Myomectomy was performed through a transverse suprapubic cut when it should have been a lateral cut. The nature of the cut required additional manipulation ...