Gyno guilty of unsatisfactory conduct
Dr Roger McMaster-Fay was found to have inappropriately or unnecessarily treated four patients.
He failed to perform a cystoscopy on one patient – referred to as Patient A – after performing laparoscopic-assisted surgery for prolapse involving repair of both the anterior and posterior vaginal walls.
The procedure also involved division of sigmoid colon adhesions, dissection of ureters and insertion of a supra-pubic catheter.
Following the surgery, Patient A suffered a ureteric obstruction from kinking of the ureter secondary to the surgery, which required percutaneous nephrostomy and stenting of her right ureter.
The doctor was also found to have performed unnecessary procedures on a second patient – Patient B – including laparoscopy, hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO).
Patient B had a history of Crohn's disease and previous bowel surgery. During the surgery she