Healthcare News & Insights

Circumcision turns into amputation: What went wrong?

A patient who went into the OR for an adult circumcision and came out with a penis amputation has lost his suit against the doctor who performed the surgery.

Baby circumcised despite parents’ wishes, refusal to give consent

Oopsie. A “misread” consent form led to a newborn being circumcised even though his parents had specifically refused to give consent for the procedure. Surprising absolutely no one, a lawsuit is in the works.