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Most surgery in wrong spot done on spine

11 such cases found in state since 2006

By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / July 30, 2008

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Surgeons in Massachusetts have operated in the wrong location on patients 38 times since 2006, with botched spine surgeries accounting for more of the mistakes than any other type of operation, according to a Globe review of state documents. (Full article: 1249 words)

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