SPINAL FUSION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Orthopedic Surgeon Lacerates Patient’s Nerve SPINAL FUSION Expert Case

Orthopedic Surgeon Lacerates Patient’s Nerve

…  initially underwent an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Two weeks after the surgery, the patient complained of severe …

Patient Suffers Permanent Nerve Damage From Spinal Surgery SPINAL FUSION Expert Case

…  case involves a woman that had undergone spinal fusion surgery with pedicle screw placement. The patient underwent revision …  In the 2 months following the surgery, the patient had 3 spinal X-rays that were read as normal. The patient continued to experience …

Spinal Fusion Surgery Causes Severe Complications SPINAL FUSION Expert Case

Spinal Fusion Surgery Causes Severe Complications

…  in New York and involves a male patient who underwent a spinal fusion procedure which resulted in severe complications. During the procedure, …

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Opines on Spinal Surgery SPINAL FUSION Expert Case

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Opines on Spinal Surgery

…  male who underwent an anterior and posterior spinal fusion surgery for the treatment of an epidural abscess with spinal cord compression. According to the medical record, the procedure was …

Lower Limb Paralysis After Spinal Fusion Surgery SPINAL FUSION Expert Case

Lower Limb Paralysis After Spinal Fusion Surgery

…  the neurosurgery service after a workup revealed cervical spinal stenosis, cervical myelomalacia, and cervical spondylosis. The patient underwent an anterior discectomy and fusion at C5/C6 and C6/C7, with SSEP and MEP monitoring in place throughout the …

Esophageal Tear During Anterior Cervical Discectomy Procedure SPINAL FUSION Expert Case

Esophageal Tear During Anterior Cervical Discectomy Procedure

…  after an elective anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedure. It was determined several weeks after the initial procedure …  to be related to the patient’s original cervical fusion …