Medindia

X

Romanian Surgeon Fined for Accidently Severing Man's Penis

by VR Sreeraman on  July 5, 2008 at 12:28 PM Medico Legal News   - G J E 4
A Romanian court on Friday ordered a surgeon who severed a man's penis during an operation to pay his victim 500,000 euros (785,000 dollars) in compensation.
 Romanian Surgeon Fined for Accidently Severing Man's Penis
Romanian Surgeon Fined for Accidently Severing Man's Penis
Advertisement

Urologist and anatomy professor, Naum Ciomu, 62, "highly respected" by his colleagues, had been carrying out an operation on the man's testicles, but accidentally severed the penis during the surgical intervention.

The incident occurred in 2004. The victim, now 38, has undergone a number of operations since then to reconstruct his penis, but doctors have not been able to restore erectile function.

The man's wife has since left him and the man had demanded 800,000 euros in compensation.

The surgeon may still appeal the ruling.

Source: AFP
SRM

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions
Advertisement