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Second surgery required by fusion of wrong disk – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

A spine surgeon who intended to perform lumbar spine surgery at one level mistakenly performed a diskectomy before realizing he was at the wrong level. This resulted in a two-level fusion in a patient who only needed a single level lumbar diskectomy and fusion. A revision surgery was successful in alleviating subsequent pain. The patient ...

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