cardiology
Ischaemic heart disease

Negligence verdict backs wider use of CT aortogram for diagnosis of aortic dissection

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 ...

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