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Surgeon prevails in suit for failure to handle gastric surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Feb. 18, 2015, plaintiff’s decedent, a 28-year-old male with history of “slipped” laparoscopic gastric band presented to Inova Fairfax Hospital’s emergency department for symptoms consisted with band complications. The patient was worked up by the emergency department staff, had a surgery consult and had a work-up by bariatric surgery service. Despite efforts to deflate ...