Elena Measuredate: Evgeny Odinokov / RIA Novosti
The criminal case of the doctor-hematologist Elena Mishurina, accused in the death of a patient due to medical error, transferred to new investigators. This was reported by the Investigative Committee on Tuesday 7 August.
“In order to conduct an additional investigation and establish an accurate picture of what happened decided to transfer the criminal case to another investigative unit of the GSM TFR in Moscow. In the framework of the investigation the investigating authorities… will take into account all the received applications, motions in the criminal case”, — stated in the message Department.
The SC recalled that the Moscow city court returned the criminal case Misurino for further investigation to the investigative Department of the South-Western district of the capital.
On reopening of the investigation against the doctor was known on 6 August. League for the protection of doctors believes that the new investigation against Misurino accusatory in nature. The medical community expressed concern over the personal interest of the investigator who handled the case, asked the SC to replace it.
In the beginning of 2018 Misurino was found guilty of committing a medical error and was sentenced to two years imprisonment. According to investigators, during bone marrow biopsy in 2013 the doctor has hurt the patient the blood vessels, which a few days later he died.
Colleagues Misurino spoke in her defense. They believe that the cause of death of the patient was not a medical error, and its diseases: cancer, myelofibrosis (pathology in the peripheral blood) and diabetes insipidus. In April 2018, the court overturned the verdict.
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