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The prevalence of wrong level surgery among spine surgeons.

Mody MG, Nourbakhsh A, Stahl DL, Gibbs M, Alfawareh M, Garges KJ. The prevalence of wrong level surgery among spine surgeons. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008;33(2):194-198. doi:10.1097/BRS.0b013e31816043d1

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January 30, 2008
Mody MG, Nourbakhsh A, Stahl DL, et al. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008;33(1):194-198.

This study surveyed more than 400 neurosurgeons and found that 50% reported performing a wrong level surgery at least once during their career.

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Mody MG, Nourbakhsh A, Stahl DL, Gibbs M, Alfawareh M, Garges KJ. The prevalence of wrong level surgery among spine surgeons. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008;33(2):194-198. doi:10.1097/BRS.0b013e31816043d1