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Patient dies four days after aortic valve surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was her 18-year-old daughter who suffered from a ventricular septal defect (VSD) with aortic insufficiency and suspected aortic valve incompetence. She sought care from the defendant, a cardiothoracic surgeon, who recommended an elective procedure to correct those problems. ...

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Doctors behaving badly

A much-sued former surgeon has lost his bid for bankruptcy protection because a judge found he lied to hide his assets. In an eight-month stint at a hospital in suburban Charleston, W.Va., osteopathic spine surgeon John A. King managed to ...

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