The monstrous case has occurred in the Stavropol region. In one of the district hospitals at fault doctors the patient died.
With acute abdominal pain, the woman turned for help to a local hospital. The next day she had surgery, removing an umbilical hernia.
However, her condition only became worse. The surgeon could not understand what was going on.
Then the chief ordered the appointment of another expert. The for 10 days was administered many tests, until it became clear appendicitis.
The second operation was done too late. The patient went septic and toxic shock. She died without regaining consciousness.
For improper performance of their professional duties both surgeons appear before the court.
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