Durotomy: A common complication of spinal surgery and an important factor in some malpractice cases

Durotomy: A common complication of spinal surgery and an important factor in some malpractice cases

Incidental durotomy small tears of the outer membrane of the spinal cord are a common occurrence in spinal surgery, and may lead to litigation. Most malpractice cases associated with dural tear end in a ruling in favor of the surgeon, reports a study in the journal Spine.

Source: Medical xpress

Incidental durotomy small tears of the outer membrane of the spinal cord are a common occurrence in spinal surgery, and may lead to litigation. Most malpractice cases associated with dural tear end in a ruling in favor of the surgeon, reports a study in the journal Spine.

Source: Medical xpress

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