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From what you have posted it sounds like your daughter had damage to a nerve during her extensive heart surgery. This is a known possible complication of this procedure and would not be from the anesthesia.
Does it seem like the upper eyelid on the side of your daughters face that does not sweat as much is a little bit lower then the other one?
thank you for verifying that for me because i wasn't quite sure what is was once the her neck doctor told me it was nerve damge and i'm really not to sure why the nurse told me it was from medicine and and no the side of her face that is red is the side where her eye is lazy
It is called horner's syndrome.
The nurse was incorrect......
is there anything that i can do legally?
You mean as a lawsuit for the damage to your daughters nerve?
I am sure that you could find a lawyer to take your money and sue someone. That being said, damage to the nerve pathway that has caused the possible Horner's sydrome in your daughter was part of the necessary risks of saving her life during her heart surgery.
The doctors, knowing this nerve was present would have made every effort to protect it from trauma while working inside her little chest. But, even with the best heart surgeons on the planet this sometimes happens.
In opinion as a father, Grandfather and surgeon, I do not think filing a lawsuit is the best use of your time and energy. That being said, you can ask a lawyer, either here on Just Answer or in person, what they think.
ok thats what I thought myself thank you because my family questioned it and i just wanted to verify to them because i ttried to tell them that it was a risk and that we signed consent knowing there would be some risks after the surgerys thankyou
i just needed this info to get them off my back thank you
Some lawyers can get around the consent form for you but, with all you are going through, why put yourself through the heartache and pain of a legal battle that will only -- at the very best -- make the lawyer money.
My pleasure. I wish you and your daughter the very beste.
im more then pleased i just had to get an experts opnion so they can know but iam more then happy with the worrk theyve done for her and iam more then thankfu for them saving her life