This procedure, though generally safe, comes with a small risk of complication, including loss of the fetus.
The Daily Pic: Andrea Longacre-White piles complexity on complication.
I suspect that barring a complication, Mr. Bush will be up and perhaps leaping, with help, from planes once again.
early 15c., from Middle French complication, from Latin complicationem (nominative complicatio), noun of action from past participle stem of complicare "to fold together, fold up, roll up," from com- "together" (see com-) + plicare "to fold, weave" (see ply (v.1)). Meaning "something that complicates" first recorded 1903.
complication com·pli·ca·tion (kŏm'plĭ-kā'shən)
A pathological process or event occurring during a disease that is not an essential part of the disease; it may result from the disease or from independent causes.