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Kansas hospital sued of misdiagnosis leads to organ removals


August 6, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman alleges in a lawsuit that a misdiagnosis led doctors to unnecessarily remove parts of her organs and then cover up the incorrect diagnosis, which she didn't learn about until a doctor at the hospital filed a whistleblower lawsuit over her case.

The lawsuit filed this week by Wendy Ann Noon Berner, 46, of Shawnee, accuses the University of Kansas Hospital and the now-former chairwoman of the pathology department, of fraud, negligence and civil conspiracy, KCUR reported .

Berner was misdiagnosed as having a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, which is fa...

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