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Wrong-sided surgery.

Authors
  • Ammerman, Joshua M
  • Ammerman, Matthew D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2008
Volume
9
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3171/SPI/2008/9/7/105
PMID: 18590421
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Neurosurgical ICSSs do occur, but are rare events. Although there are significant limitations to the survey-based methodology, the data suggest that the prevention of such errors will require neurosurgeons to recognize risk factors and increase the use of intraoperative imaging.

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