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Closure device slipped out of place during heart surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

This medical malpractice case involved the percutaneous placement of a device to close a hole in the atrial septum of the plaintiff’s heart. The device slipped out of position during the placement procedure, eventually leading to significant neurologic injury. At trial, plaintiff alleged multiple theories of negligence that challenged the defendant physician’s measurement of the ...

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