A Victorian hospital has been found negligent for not offering abdominal CT aortogram for diagnosis of aortic dissection to a man who died from the condition after being discharged from the emergency department. In a case heard at the Supreme Court of Victoria, Peninsular Health was found to have failed in its duty of care ...
Ischaemic heart disease
Negligence verdict backs wider use of CT aortogram for diagnosis of aortic dissection
By Michael Woodhead
22 Jan 2020