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How long after spinal fusion can blood clot occur?

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Dr. Behnam Myers
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Clots

Blood clots after spinal surgery are the least common in orthopedic surgery.
However a blood clot can happen almost at any time. The less someone had been or is walking before or after a surgery can help predict the likelihood. However there is no exact formula.

In brief: Clots

Blood clots after spinal surgery are the least common in orthopedic surgery.
However a blood clot can happen almost at any time. The less someone had been or is walking before or after a surgery can help predict the likelihood. However there is no exact formula.
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