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Tag Archives: Salem Circuit Court

Patient suffered cardiac arrest during bypass surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

A 54-year-old female patient presented to defendant vascular surgeon in February 2010 with a history of peripheral arterial disease and related claudication, as well as a history of hypertension, arrhythmia, diabetes, smoking and alcohol abuse, among other conditions. She had ...

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Diagnosis of gastric band slippage at issue in med-mal action – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Nov. 18, 2008, the patient presented to the emergency room at Lewis Gale Hospital in Salem with complaints of sudden vomiting, chest pains and abdominal pains after eating a piece of banana. She was an obese patient who had ...

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