Benefits and Risks – X-StopPK® IPD® Procedure


Depending upon your anatomy and specific medical conditions, the X-StopPK® IPD® Procedure offers several benefits including:

  • Fast pain relief
  • The option of local or general anaesthesia
  • The possibility of having an outpatient procedure (cost-effective)
  • Short recovery time and early re-uptake of normal activities
  • All other surgical treatment options remain open
  • No structural bone and tissue is removed
  • The anatomy of the spine is preserved

Understanding the Risks

As with any surgical procedure, there are potential risks. The procedure is designed to avoid these risks as much as possible, but there is a chance that complications may occur.
You and your doctor should discuss the possible risks associated with this treatment and if this treatment is right for you.
Please note that not all patients will benefit from this procedure. Only your doctor can determine the appropriate treatment for your individual condition.

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.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2010

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