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Sponge left in manís arm following surgery

A man is suing his doctor after a surgical sponge was left in his shoulder following a rotator cuff operation. The sponge which caused an infection wasnít found until a week after the operation.

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About: Sponge left in manís arm following surgery

Date: 16 May 2005

Source: Gillette News Record


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