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Doctors Remove Gall Bladder Instead of Appendix in Woman

In what can be termed as medical negligence, a team of doctors removed the gall bladder of a woman instead of her swollen appendix. ...Read More

Posted on : Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:29 PM
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The news itemseems to be fabricated.As per the surgeon the said pt was diagnosed as a case of peritonitis and was operated immediately. exploratory was performed.operative finding include pus admixed with bile in pertoneal cavity with perforated gallbladder.emergency cholecystetomy was performed and pts life was saved.One fails to understand how a pt with perforated appendix can survive if not treated and gallbladder removed instead?
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