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Manís case against doctors over his leg amputation fails

A man was admitted to hospital for knee problems and a bone graft was done. The man had previously had two knee replacements and three revisions. He subsequently developed an infection which was treated with antibiotics. Continuing problems led to an amputation above the knee. The man sued for medical malpractice but lost the case as doctors claim his leg was amputated because the bone graft was rejected not because of an untreated infection.

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About: Manís case against doctors over his leg amputation fails

Date: September 2004

URL: Source Missouri Medical Law Report

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