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By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Surgical Errors on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

Wrong Site Surgical Errors

Surgical errors have been commonplace since the dawn of medicine, however, in the 21st century age of rapid innovation, such errors are now unacceptable and more likely to result in successful medical malpractice lawsuits than ever before.

What is a Wrong Site Surgical Error?

A wrong-site error is a surgical error that involves surgeons operating on the wrong area of your body. This type of surgical error is severe, as its aftereffects can be both debilitating and deadly.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Surgical Errors on Friday, May 03, 2019.

Whilst many errors in healthcare are inevitable, surgical errors can often be the most debilitating. These events are termed “never events,” as they are errors which should never have occurred, and are indicative of alarming underlying safety issues.

What Are Surgical Errors?

In short, surgical errors are preventable mistakes made during surgery which can lead to injury, disability, or even death.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Surgical Errors on Thursday, September 27, 2018.

A study published in JAMA Cardiology shows that those who undergo noncardiac surgery may develop complications that lead to heart attacks, stroke and even death. New York residents who are hospitalized for non-heart-related surgery will want to know what's involved in this trend; after all, more than 300 million noncardiac surgeries are performed worldwide every year.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Surgical Errors on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

New York readers know that all surgeries come with risks. Unfortunately, one of those risks can be the surgeon who performs the procedure. For example, an Iowa woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a South Dakota doctor for allegedly removing a healthy kidney during a botched surgery.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Surgical Errors on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

For the most part, surgeries and other procedures done in New York and throughout the United States are relatively safe. However, there is always a chance that a doctor or other medical professional can make a mistake. According to one study, the wrong person was operated on at least 25 times over a period of 84 months in Colorado. Assuming that the right person is being treated, it is possible for a patient to receive the wrong blood.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Surgical Errors on Monday, February 19, 2018.

In an estimated 1 percent of all gallbladder operations, patients come away with some form of injury to their bile duct, the organ that leads bile from the liver to the gallbladder. Those in New York who are suffering from bile duct injuries should know that these could have resulted from malpractice.

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