VA surgeon left instrument inside patient for nearly four years, lawsuit alleges – The Boston Globe

By Jeremy C. Fox GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  JANUARY 16, 2018A Connecticut Army veteran alleges that a surgeon left a surgical instrument in his abdomen during a 2013 operation at a Veterans Administration hospital, and the object remained there for nearly four years, despite his complaints of pain, according to a federal lawsuit.ADVERTISINGGlenford Turner, 61, who spent at least 20 years in the Army before being honorably discharged, had his cancerous prostate removed in robot-assisted laparoscopic surger

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