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Serious complications may occur with any surgery, including Mazor X™ Robotic Guidance Platform surgery, up to and including death. In addition, there are risks that are specific to certain surgical procedures. Also, some medical conditions can increase the risks of any surgery. Patients should discuss pertinent surgical risks with their doctors.
This document provides a summary of the risks associated. Primary risks include infection, device components breaking during use, use by unqualified personnel, and inflammatory reaction to the instruments.
The complications listed below may go away on their own, with standard treatment from a doctor, or may require: medicine, radiological intervention (allows doctors to see inside your body with imaging such as X-rays, CT or MRI scans or ultrasound), admission back into the hospital, extended hospital stay, and/or another operation.
Note: Additional surgery may be necessary to correct some of these potential adverse events.
Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.