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Back surgery leaves woman with weakness, paralysis – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent an anterior cervical discectomy, osteophytectomy and arthrodesis C3-4, C4-5 and C5-6 using intervertebral disc spacers and an anterior cervical plates extending from C3-C4 to C5-6. After finishing at C3-4, the defendant neurosurgeon turned his attention to the C4-5 level and he placed an intervertebral disc spacer and an 8 mm spacer without difficulty. ...