TITLE

Debating the Value of Spine Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Hanley Jr., Edward N.; Herkowitz, Harry N.; Kirkpatrick, John S.; Wang, Jeffrey C.; Chen, Morgan N.; Kang, James D.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 5, p1293
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the value of spine surgery as relative to the symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Association on June 10-13, 2009 in Bonita Springs, Florida. It states that the patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis that was treated surgically showed improvement related to pain and functions. It says that the patients with lumbar degenerative spinal stenosis showed a significant improvement in all primary outcomes after the surgical procedure.
ACCESSION #
50505492

 

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