All Articles Tagged With: "Surgical Error"
New study suggests that training doctors to identify at-risk patients may reduce the risk of uretral injury during robotic prostatectomy surgery.
An Alabama jury awarded $6.7 million to a man who suffered a massive infection after a doctor failed to realize he had punctured his intestines during a hernia operation.
More surgical tools are likely left behind in patients than believed, but the problem can be prevented with simple steps, according to The Joint Commission.
Intuitive Surgical has reported continuing drops in revenue as sales of its da Vinci robot surgical system continues to fall amid safety questions.
A growing number of cosmetic laser surgery lawsuits target non-doctors who operate on patients.
A new study finds that bariatric surgery complications may be tied to surgeon skill
Researchers say that blacks and Hispanics suffer surgical complications at a rate much higher than whites, primarily due to pre-existing conditions.
Citron Research has releases a report on Intuitive Surgical, highlighting the growing number of da Vinci robot complaints filed this year.
An Illinois man claims a part of a surgical tool broke off and was left in his neck during surgery because the tool was defective. He is suing the manufacturer.
Another study has found that robotic surgery is more costly, but no safer than other types of surgery, and may increase the risk of pneumonia.