A Total Right Knee Replacement Results in the Amputation of a Woman’s Leg Because of a Hospital Staff’s Failure to Detect Signs of an Arterial Occlusion and Popliteal Vein Obstruction

Our client was a 55 year old female who underwent an elective total knee replacement. The surgery was performed and our client was placed in the recovery room. Immediately after surgery, the hospital staff in the recover room noted that our client’s foot was...