If your health is suffering, you may be willing to do anything to make it better. In some cases, a doctor may tell you that surgery is the best option for you, and you may take his or her advice. Unfortunately, the surgery may not only not help, but could lead to your condition worsening or suffering additional injuries that could have been avoided.
All surgeries carry some risks, which is why surgery should be avoided if possible. Patients rarely know or understand all of the risks involved in surgical procedures. Instead, most rely on their surgeons or doctors to understand the risks, the odds of success, and whether better options exist for the patient.
After surgery, it may take a long time to realize that you suffered a serious injury as a result of surgery. You may do some research and discover that the surgery was unnecessary, and that other, better options were available.Surgery can take a major toll on the human body. It should be a last resort. The last thing a patient wants to hear is that he or she suffered injuries from a surgery that should have never even been performed. If you have had an unnecessary surgery in the Houston area, call the Houston medical malpractice attorneys at Kennedy Hodges at 855-947-0707. We can help. Call us today to learn more or to schedule a free consultation, or visit us on Facebook.