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If you believe in excellent medical care with personal attention provided by an experienced and world renowned surgeon and his caring staff, you have found the right clinic! Our goal is to give personalized, top quality medical care to each and every patient. Unlike other clinics, we do not overbook our schedule for office visits or surgeries. PATIENTS ARE NOT JUST A NUMBER TO US. WE STRONGLY BELIEVE THAT EACH AND EVERY PATIENT DESERVES PROPER TIME AND CARE... [more]

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X-STOP Surgery

Possible Complications of X-STOP Surgery

Spinal surgery is not without risk.

Specific information on the rates of complications for the X-STOP® IPD® System and spinal surgery should be discussed with your doctor.

Complications of spinal surgery that may be associated with X-STOP surgery include, but are not limited to the following:

  • implant dislodgement (movement out of place)
  • implant not positioned correctly
  • fracture of the spinous process
  • foreign body reaction (ex. allergic reaction)
  • additional surgery, which could include removal of the X-STOP implant
  • mechanical failure of the implant.

Complications related to any type of surgery may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • reactions to anesthesia
  • heart attack
  • infection, which could require medication or an operation
  • blood vessel damage/bleeding
  • bruising (hematoma)
  • pneumonia
  • blood clots
  • wound closure problems
  • spinal cord or nerve damage
  • pain or discomfort
  • paralysis
  • stroke
  • death

Please consult your doctor about the complication rates related to surgery.

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