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Lawsuit: Surgeon removes woman’s kidney he thought was tumor

WELLINGTON, Fla. (January 14, 2019) – A Florida woman has filed a lawsuit after having a perfectly healthy kidney removed because her surgeon mistook it for a cancerous tumor. Maureen Pacheco was suffering from back pains from a car accident and … Continue reading

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Surgery to Remove a Malignant Tumor in Colon Causes Twisted Small Bowel-Jury Verdict

Carson Sofro, 33, was diagnosed with having a malignant tumor in his colon. He underwent a resection performed by a colorectal surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Karsten at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center. After removing the tumor, Dr. Karsten connected the colon … Continue reading

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