Spinal Fusion Surgery Scandal

Spinal Fusion Surgery Scandal Greed: Your Spinal Surgeon May Be Performing Fusion Surgery Inappropriately! Spinal fusion has emerged as the treatment of choice for many kinds of unrelenting back pain. A quarter million of the procedures, in which metal rods are screwed into the spine to stabilize it, were performed this year in the United…

Anterior Cervical Surgery Malpractice

Anterior Cervical Surgery Malpractice A recent study illustrates the hazards of anterior cervical sugery. One of the complications from poor surgical skill is injury to the esophagus and hypopharanx. Management of the cervical esophagus and hypopharynx perforations complicating anterior cervical spine surgery. STUDY DESIGN: Five cases of esophageal or pharyngeal perforation diagnosed during or after…