Wrong leg amputation docs sentenced

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A doctor who faced several years in jail for mistakenly removing a womanÂ’s healthy leg got away with just a fine yesterday (Mon).Suspended surgeon Raimund V., 61, was sentenced to pay a fine of 10,000 Euros and 5,000 Euros to the victim, a 91-year-old pensioner. His colleague Klaus B., 40, was fined 7,200 Euros for […]

Doctors remove wrong kidney

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Surgeons removed a cancer suffererÂ’s healthy kidney, it has emerged.Klinikum Klagenfurt officials admitted today (Thurs) that doctors removed the wrong organ when they were meant to take out the affected kidney in surgery earlier this week.Authorities claimed the mix-up did not occur due to overburdened staff doing too much overtime. They added a pathologist informed […]