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Heart attack kills patient after surgery for obesity – Defense Verdict (access required)

This was a wrongful death medical malpractice action in which the plaintiff alleged that a surgeon was negligent in the care of a 46-year-old morbidly obese female after gastric bypass surgery. The patient collapsed and suffered a respiratory arrest the second morning after surgery. She was transferred to the intensive care unit and later taken ...

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