The following video shows the proper technique in performing a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The surgery was performed on a 57 year old woman with a six months history of recurrent billiary colic and positive ultrasound for multiple stones in her gallbladder.
- Warning: The following video contains graphic images and may not be suitable for all audiences.
Deviation from Standard of Care
When there is a deviation from proper technique and an insult in caused to a vital organ such as the common bile duct that goes unrecognized during the procedure, the patient faces serious complications and even death. This is medical malpractice.
The injured party or their loved-one should speak to a medical malpractice lawyer as soon possible to evaluate their claim and protect their rights.