On August 16, 2007, Rose Kij, then 81 years old, had a sudden attack of left-sided weakness and was taken by ambulance from her home in Buffalo to Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital. She was admitted with a diagnosis of transient ischemic attack (similar to a stroke, but usually lasting only a few minutes and causing
Spinal Injuries from Kidney Donor Surgery Result in Significant Pain and Suffering Award
By John Hochfelder on
Posted in Back Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Neck Injuries
On March 23, 2005, Darnell Backus underwent a donor nephrectomy – (surgery in which a healthy kidney is removed to be transplanted in another person). He did this for his mother who had been suffering from kidney failure and would otherwise have required a lifetime of dialysis.
Left side lateral decubitus position for kidney donor…