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Major pathology error leads to another surgical mistake at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Hospital administration hopes to “arrive at a fair and equitable resolution’’ with a former patient after his prostate was removed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

According to the Boston Globe, 60-year-old Manuel Barros was wrongfully diagnosed him with prostate cancer in March and subsequently had his prostate removed leaving him with permanent and debilitating side effects after a major error by a BIDMC pathologist. Barros tells the Boston Globe that he was informed by his surgeon several days after the surgery that BIDMC had made “a big mistake” and that he did not have cancer.

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August 2, 2010 Mistakes that matter

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