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Pain and disability after first-time spinal fusion for lumbar degenerative disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Summary of "Pain and disability after first-time spinal fusion for lumbar degenerative disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis."

Lumbar spinal fusion (LSF) is frequently and increasingly used in lumbar degenerative disorders despite conflicting results and recommendations. A thorough understanding of patient outcomes after LSF is required to inform decisions regarding surgery and to improve post-surgery management. The current study aims to evaluate the course of pain and disability in patients with degenerative disorders of the lumbar spine after first-time LSF.

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Name: European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society
ISSN: 1432-0932
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