Our Michigan medical malpractice lawyers represent patients like you who have suffered injuries due to medical mistakes made by doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Many of these injuries are very serious, often requiring extensive medical treatment and the need for additional surgeries. When a medical error causes a death, it can give rise to a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit.
There are risks involved in every medical procedure and not all poor results are due to medical malpractice. A lawsuit can only be filed when there is a medical error or mistake that caused your injury. Our experience medical malpractice lawyers will review your medical chart and determine whether your injury was the result of negligent treatment or just a normal risk or complication of your procedure.
Cervix, Removal Procedure
A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus and cervix. The cervix is the bottom portion of your uterus. The removal may be done through the vagina or through the abdomen which may depend on the diagnosis. It also depends on your risk factors. Often, it is done through an incision, or cut, made in the abdomen.
The cut can be vertical or transverse (horizontal). A transverse cut is made across the abdomen through the bikini line. A vertical cut allows better assessment. For these kinds of cancers, most surgeries are done with a vertical cut.
Risks of Cervix, Removal Procedures
The most common risks of a Cervix, Removal procedure are:
- Uncontrollable leakage of urine
- Injury to the bladder
- Injury to the bowel or intestinal obstruction
- Injury to the urethra
- Pulmonary embolism
Contact a Michigan Cervix, Removal Medical Malpractice Lawyer
If you suspect that you or a family member have been the victim of medical malpractice froma a cervix removal / hysterectomy surgery, you should contact our office immediately to discuss your case. There are strict time limitations for filing medical malpractice cases in Michigan and if you wait too long, your case may be barred forever. Call us now at (800) 606-1717.
You should also request our FREE BOOK, "The Ultimate Michigan Medical Malpractice Handbook, " which explains the legal process in Michigan and what must be proven to win your case. We will send out the book immediately to you.