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Surgical errors and negligence lead to woman's amputation

Surgeons in Delaware and across the country perform literally thousands of surgical procedures every day. These skilled surgeons combine their expertise with state-of-the-art medical technology to produce beneficial outcomes for the vast majority of their patients. However, no amount of technology or skill can totally prevent surgical errors from happening. A woman in another state filed a lawsuit after she lost her leg, apparently due to a foreign object that was left inside of her.

Staggered surgery approach could lead to surgical errors

These days, high patient volumes are the norm for most Delaware hospitals. Many medical facilities across the state are overcrowded and filled to capacity. Doctors and other medical professionals in many of these facilities are also understaffed, so providers are constantly in a rush to see more patients. To help with this, many surgeons will use an approach called staggered surgery in which they perform multiple surgeries in an assembly line fashion. This volume-based approach only makes surgical errors more likely.

Patients suffer the consequences of surgical errors

The state of Delaware is home to some of the most skilled and knowledgeable surgeons in the country. These skilled physicians perform their duties with care and save lives on a daily basis. Successful surgery is undoubtedly a process, and any missed step in this process can have disastrous implications for patients. Surgical errors kill and injure thousands of people every year in the United States.

Surgical errors can have disastrous consequences for patients

Although surgical procedures these days are technically safer and more efficient, there will still be risks of mistakes any time humans are involved. Unfortunately, when mistakes are made, the patient suffers the consequences. Every year, surgical errors affect thousands of people in Delaware and across the country. A woman in another state filed a lawsuit alleging that a foreign object was left in her body for nearly 15 years following a surgery.

Woman awarded over $2 million after surgical errors caused injury

Thanks to advancements in medical technology, surgeries these days are becoming safer and less invasive. Thousands and thousands of patients undergo surgical procedures every day and across the country. Naturally, there is a risk involved with any surgery. Although some of the best surgeons and physicians in the world practice in the state of Delaware, these medical professionals can still make mistakes. Surgical errors kill and injure thousands of people every year.

Lawsuit alleges father's death was caused by surgical errors

These days, thanks to technology and safety regulations, surgery is relatively safe. The state of Delaware is home to skilled and experienced physicians who combine their knowledge with advanced medical technology to produce better patient outcomes. However, no surgery is totally without risk, especially when humans are involved. A man in another state filed a lawsuit after surgical errors allegedly killed his father.

Family to receive $3 million after surgical errors led to death

Most doctors in Delaware will not recommend surgery to patients unless it is absolutely necessary. Although surgical procedures are much safer these days, surgery is still risky. A lawsuit filed in another state claims that a surgeon performed unnecessary surgery on a woman, and she eventually died due to surgical errors.

Surgical errors can happen even in minor procedures

When patients go for surgical procedures, they understandably expect to receive the best care possible. Luckily, thousands of Delaware residents are able to continue living happy and healthy lives thanks to successful surgeries. However, surgical errors happen more than most people realize. Any mistake made during surgery can lead to major complications and even death.

Woman awarded $56 million after surgical errors caused paralysis

Thanks to technological advancements, surgeries these days are much safer. However, it doesn't matter how safe a surgical procedure is perceived to be; there is always risk involved. Many Delaware residents may not know that surgical errors are still quite common. In another state, a botched surgery left a woman paralyzed, and she filed a lawsuit.

Surgical errors: Even minor procedures can lead to death

When the word "surgery" comes to mind, most people think of a patient being cut open while the doctor performs the procedure. While its true that some surgeries are highly invasive and complicated, most surgeries in Delaware these days are not as intrusive. Laparoscopic surgeries are common and are performed by inserting a tiny camera through an incision that is about the size of a keyhole. However, even with very minor procedures, surgical errors are always a possibility.

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