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Surgeons 'forget 16 items in man after operation'

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 01/21/2013 @ 2:56 pm In Health,World | No Comments

(THE STAR) — BERLIN—A lawyer in Germany claims surgeons left up to 16 objects in her client’s body after an operation for prostate cancer.

Annette Corinth says doctors removed a needle, compresses and surgical strips from banker Helmut Brecht after his wounds failed to heal properly following surgery in 2009.

The 77-year-old ex-banker died last year and his family is seeking $106,216 in damages for his suffering, plus costs, from the Henriettenstift hospital in Hannover.


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