From the case: Retained retractor

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Retained surgical items (RSIs) are an extreme and obvious example of a medical negligence. Medicolegally, these cases are described by the doctrin...”

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  • Medical devices in the abdomen and pelvis - “ Medical devices in the abdomen and pelvis are important to be recognized, just like medical devices of the chest. Often we ignore these devices, c...”
  • Abdominal opacities - “ An opacity projecting over the abdomen has a broad differential. Possibilities to consider include: foreign bodies ingested, e.g. coins, batteri...”

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