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Complications during ovary removal leads to 175,000 settlement

A 29 year old woman underwent a laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy and lysis of adhesions. Due to the woman’s history of gynecological surgeries, the operation developed complications with involving the identification of the ureter. She underwent surgery to repair the damage but continued to suffer pain and frequent urination. Her case against the doctor was settled for $175,000.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Virginia Medical Law Report

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About: Complications during ovary removal leads to 175,000 settlement

Date: September 2004

Source: Virginia Medical Law Report

URL: http://www.vamedicallaw.com/archives/pdf/mlrva/mlrva200409.pdf

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