When Surgical Tools Get Left Behind

Genre: Documentaries

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.