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Mother and Son Experience Different Medical Errors

In January 2007 I underwent cabx5, an aneurysm repair in left ventricle of my heart, where a bi-ventricular pacemaker was inserted. According to my medical records, my doctor found the aneurysm in the left ventricle in 2004, and in 2005 in the stress test, and never told me about it. I am permanently disabled.

In April 2008 my mother was shocked 19 times by her defibrillator/pacemaker, 24 hours after a medical technician did some reprogramming in the device. In November 2008, my mother fell on to the hospital floor here in Texas while on her death bed. I had previously told them to use restraints and they refused to. This complaint is currently filed with the Texas Department of Health.