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Patient alleges failure to diagnose compartment syndrome – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Dec. 4, 2006, plaintiff underwent a prostatectomy in the supine position. Following the prostatectomy, plaintiff developed right leg pain and plaintiff’s urologist asked the defendant vascular surgeon to consult. Defendant examined plaintiff on Dec. 6 and noted that plaintiff had redness, swelling, tenderness and pain in the right leg. After conducting a thorough examination, ...