News Goes in for kidney stones, leaves without hands and feet

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  1. MilkyDischarge

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    any upside to this story?

    Woman in surgery for kidney stones has limbs amputated
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    (CEN) (CEN/America TV)

    She thought she was going in for a routine surgery to remove kidney stones, but a 25-year-old Peruvian woman left the operating room without her hands and feet after doctors amputated them due to infection.

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    Doctors declared Shirley Mendez healthy after she underwent several medical procedures at Guillermo Almenara Hospital in Lima, but the woman returned in January because she could not urinate, Central European News (CEN) reported.

    They implemented a catheter, but Mendez later suffered a severe fever and became infected with aggressive bacteria.

    On April 5 she was placed in an induced coma, and had both of hands and feet amputated.

    Mendez believes doctors did not follow safety standards and claimed an unsterilized catheter caused the infection.

    Freddy Pacheco, her urologist, was reportedly caught on hidden camera saying: “Tests show the catheter was infected. It had a germ.” Pacheco claimed the patient misinterpreted the comment.

    "I’m a woman, and one day I want to have a family,” Mendez told CEN.

    She explained she always dreamt of having her own child and being able to “feel his moving legs with my hands, to be able to touch his face with my fingers.”

    “This is something I will never be able to do,” she told the news website.

    Investigators are looking into the cause of Mendez’s condition.
     
  2. Teeney

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    I hated Lima beans growing up.
     
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    when your life is in the hands of a guy named freddy you're likely fucked
     
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    Maybe she's just really, really stupid?
     
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    I broke my arm and went to the emergency room, it was in a Z shape..
    the orderly starts putting my good arm in the xray machine, I say it's the other arm,
    he says thanks for telling me the doctor would have got mad...that's the type of morons in the medical field..they go to school not because they care but for the payday
     
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    Hope she didn't walk or hitchhike to the hospital.
     
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    no the emergency room was not Z shaped!
     
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    When I have had surgery, and I've had five knee surgeries, they make you sign the part of your body being operated on with a sharpie so I cry bullshit on this one
     
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    When I was in the hospital having my spleen removed, I remember waking up in a lot of pain, the nurse wrote down a number wrong, so if I was supposed to get a 10ct of Morphine I got a 1ct (I have no idea what a CT is, just using that for an example). Later on, my arm swelled up to about double in size, because the nurse missed my vein and the saline drip went into my arms muscle.
     
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    Hospitals are scary. You just have to pray you have competent people taking care of you.
     
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    @Bobbowl can sympathize with this woman.
     
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    I'm confused, I thought the mistake was the dirty catheter, which led to the infection that created the need to amputate the limbs.
     
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    That's what happens when you employ Muhammad Ali's cut man as your doctor!
     
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    Me too, but I like them now if prepared correctly. That shit in the can is disgusting.
     
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    My brother in law is an anesthesiologist and he says the thing you have to worry about isn't the surgery it is getting a virus like Mersa virus during the surgery. That's what kills ya or causes horrible infections.

    Says it happens all the time and they can't do anything about it
     
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    @Kanye West west
     
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    She looks 50 at least.
     
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    medicine is a business. stay out of the hospital if at all possible
     
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