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Woman loses leg after post-operational rehab – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, age 72, underwent a right total ankle replacement (TAA) and Achilles tendon lengthening at Georgetown University on Nov. 6, 2006. She has a 30-year history of rheumatoid arthritis, three coronary artery bypass grafts and eight prior joint replacement surgeries. Her ankle replacement surgery was uneventful. No arteriogram was done pre-operatively. Four days after the ...