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Man died following elective surgery, no one could say why – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, 64, underwent elective sigmoid colectomy surgery performed by a general surgeon on Feb. 23, 2015, to correct diverticula and a fistula track that had developed between his cecum and bladder causing frequent infections. The surgery was uneventful and an initial plan was to have the plaintiff go home three-four days later once normal bowel ...