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Gynaecological surgery involves some complex and high-risk surgical techniques. Medical negligence claims surrounding gynaecological surgery usually include allegations that the surgical procedure has not been completed to a reasonable standard.

Gynaecological claims often surround cases where the patient has been injured following:

  • Hysterectomy – either laparoscopic or total abdominal
  • Sterilisation claims including sterilisation clips and tubal ligation (tubes tied)
  • Dilatation and Curettage (D&C) claims
  • Treatment for Polycystic ovaries
  • Colposcopy claims
  • LLETZ procedures (Loop biopsy claims)
  • Treatment for endometriosis
  • Prolapsed womb or vagina claims

If you have been injured following gynaecological surgery, one of our expert team will be able to assist.

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