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Death blamed on absence of sickle cell tests – Defense Verdict (access required)

This case involved a 58-year-old black male who had a known history of thrombocytopenia (low platelets) and sickle cell trait when he went to defendant for pre-surgical evaluation. He was referred by his cardiologist for pre-surgical evaluation of his thrombocytopenia after a cardiac catheterization revealed severe coronary artery disease with involvement of the left ...

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