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Woman died after heart valve was inserted upside down
 

Woman died after heart valve was inserted upside down

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Doctors failed to immediately inform patient’s family of a surgical error after a 71-year-old woman died from massive internal bleeding due to incorrect insertion of her heart valve.
 
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18 Mar 2017 - General
 
It is unfortunate that such an operating procedure mistake occurred that caused the life of a patient. Meticulous surgical planning should really be done in all cases, not just for complex procedures. Moving on from this medical error, a more serious issue that brought about the litigation was not telling the truth. If we look closely at the family's sentiments, the anger stems from feeling betrayed about their beloved mother's true source of complication. Numerous studies have shown tha...
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