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At the request of prosecutors, District Judge Valerie Adair on Tuesday put off indefinitely the sworn depositions of two hepatitis-infected witnesses in the criminal case against Dr. Dipak Desai and two nurse anesthetists. Rodolfo Meana, 76, and
District Judge Valerie Adair set a new Oct. 22 trial date on Thursday for Dr. Dipak Desai and two nurse anesthetists facing criminal charges that stem from the hepatitis C outbreak. In her first hearing since taking over the high-profile case last
NJ girl in transplant visa flap leaves hospital NJ girl in transplant visa flap leaves hospital A 5-year-old New Jersey girl whose bone marrow transplant was in doubt at one point due to a visa dispute involving her older sister emerged from the
District Judge Donald Mosley, who has been presiding over Dr. Dipak Desai's criminal case the past 18 months, is retiring on March 2, just 10 days before the scheduled trial. Mosley sent a letter to Gov. Brian Sandoval on Thursday informing him of
About the width of a pencil, the flexible intubation fiberscope can be inserted through the nose or mouth into the windpipe and ultimately into the bronchi, the airway passages of the lungs. Once in the lungs, surgeons can then collect fluid samples
District Judge Kathleen Delaney on Tuesday set a Jan. 27 hearing to determine whether Dr. Dipak Desai is competent to stand trial on criminal charges stemming from the hepatitis C outbreak. Medical experts from Lake's Crossing, the state's secure
Updated Betsy Majma and her family sacrificed greatly for the military and thinks proposals to cut her pension or medical benefits are grossly unfair. The critical care nurse enlisted as a second lieutenant in the Air Force in 1986 at age 28. When
James and Anne Arnold once enjoyed an active retirement, spending their days hiking, biking, bowling and dancing. But their life of fun and vigor ended soon after July 13, 2007, the day she got a colonoscopy at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada.
Doctors don't take snow days by Anesthesioboist T., MD Editor's note: This post was originally written this past winter...It was supposed to snow hard, about three inches an hour from 3 a.m. to 12 p.m. with poor visibility, impassable roads, etc. I'
Tonya Rushing, a key witness in the district attorney's criminal case against Dr. Dipak Desai, lashed out at federal prosecutors Thursday, a day after they indicted her and the physician on health care fraud charges. "I feel betrayed," said Rushing,