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What are risks of disk removal surgery ?
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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Low, but occur
The risks should be discussed with your surgeon.
They include, but are not limited to, blood loss, infection, recurrent herniation, dural tear, nerve scarring, nerve injury, epidural hematoma, arachnoiditis, possible need for additional laminectomy or fusion, spinal instability, as well as medical and anesthetic risks.

In brief: Low, but occur
The risks should be discussed with your surgeon.
They include, but are not limited to, blood loss, infection, recurrent herniation, dural tear, nerve scarring, nerve injury, epidural hematoma, arachnoiditis, possible need for additional laminectomy or fusion, spinal instability, as well as medical and anesthetic risks.
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
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