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13 04, 2018

Retained Surgical Sponges (Gossypiboma) & Medical Malpractice

By | 2018-05-23T15:29:43+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

Gossypiboma refers to a retained foreign object, such as a sponge or surgical gauze, left in a patient's body following surgery. Diagnosis can be difficult, often resulting in unnecessarily-prolonged suffering...