A 78-year-old woman in a German hospital for leg surgery underwent an unnecessary operation on her anus instead. The surgical team at Münchberg's Hochfranken-Klinik apparently made a mistake, installing a prosthetic anal sphincter on the wrong patient. From USA Today:
(German newspaper Frankenpost) says some members of the surgical team have been punished in connection with the series of mistakes that led them to operate on the wrong patient.
Prosecutors are said to be looking into the incident. As for the unidentified patient, she still needs knee surgery and plans to file a lawsuit.
Link to USA Today, Link to Frankenpost (German language)
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