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Thursday
Mar012012

Wrong site surgeries continue at BIDMC

Between September and December 2010, BIDMC surgeons conducted three wrong-site spine surgeries, operating on the wrong vertebrae in all three cases. These three errors stood out, according to the Boston Globe, as there were 11 spine surgery errors statewide from 2006 – 2008.

 December 24, 2010: Beth Israel erred in 3 spinal operations