Hospital sued after doctor damages patient's heart in surgery By Ran Reznick, Haaretz Correspondent haaretzdaily.com Monday, March 8, 2004 A suit against Ichilov Hospital and the Health Ministry was filed Monday at the Herzliya Magistrate's Court, in which it was claimed that Zipora Rahimi, 44, died due to medical negligence, during a heart bypass operation at the hospital in March 1997. According to the suit, while the patient's chest was opened, the surgeon's saw penetrated her heart's right ventricle and ruptured it. The operation was carried out by Dr. Amir Kremer, and then acting director for the heart surgery department at Ichilov, Professor Rafi Mor was also present during part of the operation when complications arose. Professor Mor is today deputy director of the of the department, headed by Professor Gideon Oretzky. The lawsuit, submitted by attorneys Danny Srur and Doron Caspi, is based on the professional opinion of heart surgeon Dr. Eli Milglater from Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Karem in Jerusalem. More at: http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/402488.html Jai Maharaj http://www.mantra.com/jai Om Shanti Panchaang for 20 Phalgun 5104, Wednesday, March 10, 2004: Shubhanu Nama Samvatsare Uttarayane Moksh Ritau Kumbh Mase Krshn Pakshe Buddh Vasara Yuktayam Svati-Vaishakh Nakshatr Vyaghat Yog Balav-Taitil Karan Chaturthi-Panchami Yam Tithau Hindu Holocaust Museum http://www.mantra.com/holocaust Hindu life, principles, spirituality and philosophy http://www.hindu.org http://www.hindunet.org The truth about Islam and Muslims http://www.flex.com/~jai/satyamevajayate o Not for commercial use. Solely to be fairly used for the educational purposes of research and open discussion. The contents of this post may not have been authored by, and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the poster. The contents are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works. o If you send private e-mail to me, it will likely not be read, considered or answered if it does not contain your full legal name, current e-mail and postal addresses, and live-voice telephone number. o Posted for information and discussion. Views expressed by others are not necessarily those of the poster.