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Table 6 Operative and postoperative complications

From: Decompressive laminectomy with instrumented posterolateral fusion for degenerative lumbar disease in elderly, is it safe and beneficial?

Operative and postoperative complications Number %
Dural tear (intraoperative) 2 5.7%
Wound findings Seroma 1 2.8%
CSF leakage 2 5.7%
Infection 1 2.8%