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Doctor sued over handling of post-surgery complications – Defense Verdict (access required)

The defendant doc­tor performed a ro­botic-assisted ventral hernia repair, without apparent complication. Five days post-op, the patient presented to the emergency depart­ment with complaints of nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and bloating. A CT scan showed a small bowel obstruction, with possible early abscess. The defendant examined the patient and felt that the most likely diagnosis ...

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