Living Kidney Donor

The Drip That Contaminated A Living Donor Kidney, cont

Recap here.


Two separate reports by the same surgeon indicate a fluid fell not only on the newly harvested kidney, which was referenced in the surgeon’s discharge report of the patient, but also dripped onto the doctor’s visor, according to a second form, dated and signed by the physician.


…Molmenti’s surgical report, was electronically signed two days after the transplant in March 2011. The discharge report, also indicating a faulty ceiling, was electronically signed two months later.



The hospital denies that a fluid of any kind leaked in one of its operating rooms.