Articles by Dr. Faiza Jibril

ER Expert Witness Comments on Delayed Diagnosis of Infarction

This case involves a forty-three-year-old obese male with a one-month history of one-sided neck pain, headache, and elevated blood pressure.  He presented to his family physician due to elevated blood pressure, discomfort in his neck when lying on his left side,…

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Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Comments on Leg Amputation

This care involves a female patient who suffered a severe injury to her right foot. As a result, she subsequently underwent revision amputation of the affected limb; specifically, a left tib-fib Syme amputation. She was discharged on home care that…

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Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Comments on Shoulder Surgery

This case involves a female patient who was involved in a workplace injury to her shoulder and the contiguous upper extremity. She had extensive pain immediately following the insult, which continued for a week before she decided to seek care…

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Hospitalist Expert Witness Opines on Delayed Resection of Brain Tumor

This case involves a thirty-year-old woman who presented to the urgent care clinic with headaches. She was prescribed pain medications and discharged home. Two days later, she presented to the emergency department with the same chief complaint.  A CT scan…

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Radiology Expert Witness Discusses Dissected Carotid Artery

This nuclear medicine case involves a seventy-four-year-old woman who had a fall at her residence.  She was subsequently taken to the emergency department. Immediately after her arrival, an ensuing stroke was suspected, and interventional radiology was consulted.  A CT showed ischemic…

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Neurosurgery Expert Witness Comments on Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage

This case involves a fifty-seven-year-old woman with a past medical history of carotid artery stenosis and transient ischemic attacks (TIA). She underwent a coronary stent placement previously and was placed on aspirin and Plavix prior to the admission. After the…

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Neonatology Expert Witness Opines on Sepsis Developing After NEC

This case involves a forty-seven-year-old mother at thirty-one weeks gestation who delivered via cesarean section. The mother had a past medical history of chronic hypertension and diabetes mellitus. The patient experienced some painless vaginal bleeding the day of delivery, and…

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The Stroke Litigation Guide

A stroke is characterized by sudden loss of blood circulation to an area of the brain, resulting in a corresponding loss of neurologic function. Strokes are classified as either ischemic or hemorrhagic. Acute ischemic stroke refers to a stroke caused…

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Delayed Diagnosis of Invasive Bladder Cancer

This case involves a seventy-seven-year-old man who was undergoing treatment for urinary frequency, painful urination, nocturia, and hematuria. The urologist performed a cystoscopy and diagnosed the patient with an overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, and BPH. The patient was seen every…

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