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A pregnant women developed complications from a gastric stapling operation. Her small intestine had gone through a hernia in a membrane, cutting off blood supply to the intestines which then became infected. The first hospital misdiagnosed the cause of her stomach pain. By the time she was properly diagnosed at a second hospital, the fetus had died. Surgery failed to save the motherís life as well.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Australian
About: Foetus dies after mother suffers gastric stapling complications
Date: 12 August 2004
Source: The Australian
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