Journal Article
Review

Medical errors in neurosurgery.

Rolston JD; Zygourakis CC; Han SJ; Lau CY; Berger MS; Parsa AT.

This study reviewed the literature describing medical errors in neurosurgery. Only one-quarter of errors were attributable to technical faults, highlighting the importance of systems-based solutions. The authors make recommendations to augment research in neurosurgical medical errors.