The incidence of intraoperative complications in cervical spine surgery is low. However, when they do occur, such complications have the potential for causing considerable morbidity and mortality. Spine surgeons should be familiar with methods of minimizing such complications. Furthermore, if they do occur, surgeons must be prepared to immediately treat each potential complication to reduce any associated morbidity.
|Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
|Published - Dec 1 2015
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine