Surgical Team Fails to Remove Foreign Body from Patient, Leading to Numerous Complications

On a fall morning in September, Mr. S arrived at a local hospital for surgery to remove a mass on his colon. Several healthcare professionals were present during the surgery, including the surgeon, nurses, scrub technicians, and members of the…

Complications Arise from a Surgical Sponge Left in a Man’s Body

Mr. R suffered from a condition known as nocturia.  Nocturia causes a person to wake frequently due to irregular bladder functions, or because the body produces an excess of urine.  After three years of unsuccessful treatment, Mr. R’s urologist, Dr….