Drs. McDermott, Potretzke and Sadowski receive flowers from a grateful patient

Posted on June 2013

Drs. McDermott, Potretzke, and Sadowski worked together to make the diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis on a patient who was recently in the Department of Radiology. The man was believed to have cirrhosis of unknown origin causing his irretraceable ascites. Once the correct diagnosis was made, the patient was treated appropriately for his ailment. The doctor’s received a big “Thank You” and flowers from a grateful patient’s family:

“We want to thank you [all] for shutting down [the] TIPS procedure after you decided there might be another reason for why [my dad] was so sick. We both appreciate all you did to help him to the right path. Gratefully yours …