Oh Jesus - that is awful
Man Goes In Hospital For Circumcision, Docs Remove Penis Instead!
Stilla, imagine that happening to you?
Personally I would want my insurance deductible back.
Rub a Dub
After reading the wikipedia entry (linked by prior poster - sorry, I forget who it was), it appears that in some cases, circumcision is a possible treatment for some penile cancers.
My guess at this point is that possibly the patient knew there was a problem but did not fully discuss the treatment options and outcomes with the doctor. Many times doctors will address a variety of surgical issues and extremes before surgery is even scheduled.
Clearly a communication breakdown.
Wonder if the patient signed waiver for the surgeon to do more extensive/radical treatment.
statement of the month goes to oddy........."Clearly a communication breakdown.".......he aint downloading any songs to his wife's i-pod ever again
This thread sure made me laugh today....Thanks.. We are such a witty bunch..
"Not a good time to lose one's head..."
"Paging Dr Bobbit"
If there was more 'cancer' found; in my experience, a pathologist; that works directly with most folks during operations regarding cancer etc., would have ... hopefully .... awaited this man's post-operative recovery.
THEN: discuss the 'other' cancer.
Let him decide. You know it's going to be detremental; but if it could save his life; let him have the final say.
With women, they have some say in their breast cancer recovery programme. If it is not necessarily breast cancer; perhaps cervical. Women have all too often in the past have been vacant from their own post-operative recovery; thus they're left with little resources.
Men with varying conditions: if you get prostate cancer; that's bad enough.
If you have testicular cancer: you're options are similar, but at least you (hopefully) have 1 good one left (not the same as an ovary: but similary).
My good friend had a testical removed due to cancer: he's doing absolutely A-OK 2 years later.
Mind you, this should be mandatory for any dub ever convicted of a child abuse, freaks!