Rep. John Murtha dies from mistakes made during surgery

The cause of John P. Murtha, has been attributed to mistakes made by the surgeon during Murtha’s gallbladder surgery, reports the Post-Gazette.

Murtha, who was 77, was first hospitalized with gallbladder problems in December. He had surgery Jan. 28 at the National Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md. He went home, but was hospitalized two days later when complications developed. According to a source close to Mr. Murtha — confirming a report in Politico — doctors inadvertently cut Mr. Murtha’s intestine during the laparoscopic surgery, causing an infection

Read more: DC Caller


February 9, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

1 Comment »

  1. Any chance some Democrat checked into finding out the party affiliation of the surgeon?

    Comment by MTR | February 9, 2010 | Reply

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