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Surgeon cut common bile duct instead of cystic duct – $750,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was admitted to Winchester Medical Center on Aug. 13, 2010, for a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The defendant identified the gallbladder and grasped it by its fundus. The gallbladder was retracted in a cephalad direction and a second grasper was then used to retract the infundibulum laterally. The defendant dissected around the triangle of Calot and ...