Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Editorial Volume 5 Issue 10

Ensuring Good Outcomes after Elective Spine Surgery

Harwant Singh*

Department of Spine and Joint Clinic, Pantai Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

*Corresponding Author: Harwant Singh, Department of Spine and Joint Clinic, Pantai Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Received: August 24, 2022; Published: September 01, 2022

Abstract

Elective surgery for degenerative spinal conditions has a very high litigation rate [1]. The most common cause of litigation is informed consent and wrong level of surgery. This is also because the patients’ expectations did not match the outcome of surgery [2]. It is the saddest situation that arises in clinical care as there is no malice on the part of the surgeon who provides the care. However, the doctor-patient relationship is destroyed after such an event.

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Citation

Citation: M Roshita Devi and Velivelli Vijaya Lakshmi. “Solar Powered Lighting System with New Technologies and Devices". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.9 (2022): 00-00.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 M Roshita Devi and Velivelli Vijaya Lakshmi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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