Neurosurgeon Done Goofed
Nov03

Neurosurgeon Done Goofed

NEW YORK – Dr. Wesley Dunnes, a neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital, done goofed big Tuesday during the routine implantation of a neurostimulator to treat symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease. The goofball surgeon mistakenly placed the stimulator lead in the patient’s ventrointermediate nucleus instead of the globus pallidus internus. The wackadoo mixup is expected to cost the hospital $5 million in...

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