A Utah woman died after her blood was drained into a garbage can, lawsuit says
MILLCREEK, Utah - The family of a Utah woman is suing a hospital after they say doctors left an open tube in her body, causing her heart to drain into a garbage can, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. Donnamay Brockbank had surgery at St. Mark's Hospital in June 2018 to remove a medical device causing an allergic reaction, according to court documents. During the procedure, Brockbank had a cardiopulmonary bypass - blood left her body through a tube in her neck and re-entered in her femur.
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