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What Is Wrong Level Spinal Fusion?

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A wrong level fusion is where the doctor wants to do, hypothetically, a fusion at C2-3 and instead fused C3-4.   This is a terrible mistake that should never happen.  The result of a fusion is that additional pressures are put on the spinal levels above and below the fused area that can lead to premature degeration and need for subsequent surgery.  Bottom line: it's usually negligent conduct.

If you've suffered from a wrong level surgery, a wrong level fusion, or wrong sided surgery, call us and we'll be happy to answer your questions and assist in a meritorious case.   A wrong level malpractice attorney is here to help.