For many individuals, hearing “you need spinal surgery” may conjure up fear. Fear of general anesthesia, fear of requiring opioids to manage pain, fear of a long post-operative recovery, and hospital stay. During Patient Safety Awareness Week, DePuy Synthes is highlighting a minimally invasive alternative for eligible patients that is often referred to as “awake” surgery. This content is intended for Health Care Professionals in the United States.

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