Public Health UK: “The doctor forgot a cyst inside my stomach”

Public Health UK: “The doctor forgot a cyst inside my stomach”
Illustrative image, Tom Hadreas told the BBC that the 2016 incident had long-term effects on his life

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A man in the United Kingdom discovered that a medical specimen collection bag had been left inside his abdominal cavity after a hernia operation.

The surgeon who performed the operation in 2016 at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton also left part of Tom Hadreas' intestine, which was cut out for removal during the operation.

According to the hospital incident report seen by the BBC, the surgeon only realized the mistake when he was returning home from the hospital.

Sussex County Police are investigating at least 105 cases of alleged medical negligence by surgical teams at Sussex University Hospital, part of the UK Public Health Service.

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