Mistakes made during general surgery operations can have devastating, and even fatal consequences. General surgery procedures can be both planned procedures or an emergency operation and can also be performed under keyhole surgery.
If you think you may have a medical negligence claim involving general surgery, contact us today.
General surgery refers to procedures carried out affecting the following:
- Bile gut
- Gall bladder
Some problems that arise from general surgery procedures include:
- Severing of nerves or blood vessels
- Placing and leaving foreign items in the body such as surgical instruments, sponges and swabs
- Removal of healthy tissue or organs, or operating on the incorrect part of the body
- Carrying out unnecessary surgery as a consequence of misdiagnosis or confusion of notes and x-rays
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