When Surgical Tools Get Left Behind


Duration

2 x 60’


Year of Production

2005


Production Company

Beyond Productions


Commissioned By

Discovery Channel USA


Definition

SD

Medical teams perform miracles every day but mistakes do happen and when things go wrong in surgery, lives can be ruined and reputations shattered. In this frightening documentary you’ll meet some of one year’s 2,700 patients in the United States who had surgical tools left inside them – with often devastating consequences.