Video Transcript

Unfortunately, surgical errors occur with a very significant degree of frequency. There are many different types of surgical errors. They can be in an orthopedic surgery, they can be in a cardiothoracic surgery, they can be in a delivery of a caesarean section. And in fact, very few people understand this. But a number of years ago, Johns Hopkins did a study, and they arrived at the conclusion that medical negligence was the third leading cause of death in the United States.