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Gauze left in abdominal cavity during surgery – Confidential Settlement (access required)

The decedent, a veteran, was receiving services from the VA in 2010 when doctors realized he had a foreign body in an abdominal wound that was adhered to the abdominal wall. The case was filed against the hospital system where the decedent had undergone abdominal surgery two years earlier, and against the surgeon who performed ...