I went for a routine TVT insertion in a private hospital in 2009. But that day i turned up i informed the anaesthetist that i had a fall 2 days before, i was in significant coccyx pain,but wasn't sure whether the coccyx injury would effect the surgery outcome. The anaesthetist was not happy for surgery to go ahead due to positioning and PO pain, unless i had a caudal block. As i had studied Anatomy and physiotherapy i was aware of caudal epidural injury and i flatly refused any form of epidural injection. There is no consent for it. Surgery went ahead. I was very seriously ill post operatively, and 3 days later had a haematoma which was left undiagnosed until i screamed and had emergency surgery. Moving on to today i have had severe leg nerve deficit, loss of Achilles tendon reflex and i am bladder and bowel incontinent. I have studied all my medical notes and found that both the anaesthetist AND the surgeon administered caudal block whilst i was under GA. Both of these CB's were done with my legs in lithotomy, and i have significant other stretch injuries to my buttocks and torn Rt hip cartillage. The nursing medical records state clearly that i was only ever in lithotomy position.It states i had one 15ml block and later a 10ml block. I have all the RED FLAG symptoms of CES, could these blocks to an undiagnosed injured spine have contributed to neaurogenic bladder, disabled bowel, leg weaknes, leg and buttock pain ?
During the surgery the surgeon also performed a Perreanophy and a very large rectocele +++ .Neither procedures were discussed or consented.