Enrique Garcia Sanchez went to the hospital in severe pain and was admitted after being diagnosed with pancreatitis. A month later, he could not swallow, and Dr. Essam Quraishi inserted a feeding tube. That’s the moment everything changed. According to an LA Times article, the feeding tube that Quraishi inserted “accidentally pierced Sanchez’s colon and led to a fatal infection.” His death certificate identified “sepsis and peritonitis due to a tube-perforated colon” as the cause of death.
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