A Florida man died after checking for knee pain.State complaints blame doctors


The Florida Department of Health has filed an administrative complaint after a doctor in the Tampa area suddenly died of a patient treated for pain and swelling in his left knee.

Complaints that initiate the process for potential disciplinary action are the only disciplinary actions listed in. Online license entry for Dr. Rathinam Krishnamoorthy He has been licensed in Florida since August 1982.

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According to the complaint, a 62-year-old man, KD, saw Krishnamousi at Brandon Regional Hospital on October 10, 2010. Purpose of visit: Three days after the knee injury, he had no swelling or painful left knee. I was able to bear the weight.

Hypertension, obesity, knee arthritis, and deep vein thrombosis in the right leg were all part of the history of KD. He has been taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and anticoagulants for some time in 2019.

According to the complaint, during the five days that Krishnamushy treated KD, doctors “could not assess and treat the increased risk of patients with deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in the lower extremities.”

These are the medical terms for deep vein thrombosis and thrombosis in the legs.

KD died on October 15, 2020, when the heart suddenly stopped. The complaint states that the autopsy caused a blood clot in the left leg and “massive saddle pulmonary embolism.”Maine The pulmonary artery branches into a Y-shape and enters each lung.. The name comes from the fact that the blood clot has a “saddle” over both branch arteries. “

According to the complaint, the alleged failure of Krishnamousi above is considered to be “below standard of care” and “making a medical malpractice.”