Quantcast
Home / Verdicts & Settlements / Ureter damaged during surgery to remove mass in abdomen – Defense Verdict (access required)

Ureter damaged during surgery to remove mass in abdomen – Defense Verdict (access required)

A post-menopausal 54-year-old plaintiff was advised by her OB/GYN physician that a mass on her right ovary might be cancerous and that removal of the mass through a laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was required. The physician performed the procedure utilizing the ACE Harmonic Scalpel, and a thermal injury to the patient’s right ureter resulted. The procedure occurred on ...