Dan Hodes Discusses Abdominal Surgical Errors

08-18-2011
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Dan Hodes discusses the importance of every incision performed on a patient during surgery and emphasizes the negative effect that a tiny error has on a patient’s survival. Mr. Hodes explains that during lower abdominal surgery, it is not uncommon for the surgeon to accidentally nick the large or small intestine. Not repairing the intestine may lead to death.