It was alleged that during a da vinci s partial nephrectomy procedure at (b)(6) hospital, the patient sustained cuts and lacerations, causing injury to the aorta, left renal artery, splenic vein and proximal renal vein.
It is also alleged that during the surgical procedure the patient sustained perforation of the pancreas.
The surgeon decided to convert the partial nephrectomy procedure to a radical nephrectomy procedure.
A specialist was called in to assist with identification and repair of the damage organs and vessels.
It is alleged that between (b)(6) 2010 as results of the various injuries and in particular the unrepaired and untreated injury to the pancreas, hemorrhagic debris and fluid accumulated in the contiguous residual cavity, causing and/or contributing to the development of a right pleural effusion and pericardial effusion.
On september 28th, 2012, isi became aware that the patient expired on (b)(6) 2010.