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Displacement of lumbar interbody graft

Case Conclusion Date: 01.01.2010

Practice Area: Medical Malpractice

Outcome: Settlement

Description: Settlement for young mother and her family against a neurosurgeon who failed to properly place a lumbar interbody graft during a fusion surgery. Post-operative diagnostic studies revealed that the graft was displaced and deforming her iliac vein and arteries. The patient subsequently underwent two life threatening procedures and was left with significant neurological injuries.

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