Quaglieri, Frank M.D.
I was disappointed at author Debra Gordon's choice of adjectives in describing a patient's CRPS following hip replacement surgery. The patient was said to have developed CRPS as a result of a “botched” hip replacement.
Sciatic nerve injury is a well-known potential (though rare) complication of that procedure, and orthopedic surgeons carefully review all the potential complications pre-operatively with their patients.
—Frank Quaglieri, M.D.