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Intraoperative adverse events and related postoperative complications in spine surgery: implications for enhancing patient safety founded on evidence-based protocols.

Rampersaud YR; Moro ER; Neary MA; White K; Lewis SJ; Massicotte EM; Fehlings MG.

The investigators sought to identify the types of adverse events (AE) that can take place during spinal surgery. By assessing the relationship of AEs to complications, they believe their findings will support the development of prevention activities to improve patient safety.