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(Wolters Kluwer Health) Black patients undergoing lumbar (lower) spinal fusion surgery have worse outcomes -- including higher complication rates, more hospital days, and higher costs -- compared to white patients, suggests a study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
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