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A woman is suing two cardiologists who misdiagnosed her after she sought treatment for chest pain due to ongoing reflux and was diagnosed with internal bleeding. They recommended that she discontinue taking medication to prevent her blood from clotting which she was taking after undergoing coronary stenting the week before. She consequently suffered two heart attacks and required a heart transplant.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Newsday.com
About: Misdiagnosis of heart condition causes heart ache
Date: 15 September 2005
Author: Ann Givens
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