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Patient underwent amputation after failed knee replacement – $1,750,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a 74-year-old woman with diabetes, previous stroke and cardiac catheterization with stent placement, who underwent a bilateral knee replacement surgery. Her orthopedic surgeon lacerated the popliteal artery on the first knee. Injury was diagnosed in the recovery room, but a vascular surgeon’s attempt at a repair failed and the patient underwent amputation on ...

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