SPINAL EXPERT WITNESSES

SPINAL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Opines on Spinal Surgery SPINAL 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 …  dehiscence. The patient required a re-exploration of the spinal fusion that involved the repositioning of a pedicle screw that was not …

Lower Limb Paralysis After Spinal Fusion Surgery SPINAL 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 …  procedure was conducted without incident and a stage two spinal stabilization procedure was scheduled for the following week. The second …

Spinal Surgery Causes Cauda Equina Syndrome With Bowel Incontinence SPINAL Expert Case

This case involves a fifty-year-old male who presented to his primary care physician with complaints of lower back pain. He was referred to an orthopedic surgery for a consultation. The surgeon recommended that the patient undergo a decompression and hemi …

Surgeon Leaves Screw Behind During Spinal Fusion Discectomy SPINAL Expert Case

This case involves a fifty-two-year-old patient who underwent an L5- S1 discectomy and fusion procedure that was met with significant complications. The patient required a revision procedure two weeks after the original surgical intervention. It was determ …