Failure to timely diagnose ureteral injury after hysterectomy

January 2007
Contemporary OB/GYN;Jan2007, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p41
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a case in which a woman alleging negligence in injuring the ureter during the hysterectomy and in failure to diagnose injury after the procedure. The patient from Massachusetts was a referred to a gynecologist for assessment of pelvic mass consistent with uterine fibroid. Right after her hysterectomy, the patient experienced severe pain and had blood in her urine. The case was resolve through a settlement.


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