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Retrospective review of results from a prospectively collected Canadian cohort in comparison to published literature.
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Name: The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society
In modern clinical research, the accepted minimum follow-up for patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) after lumbar spine surgery is 24 months, particularly after fusion. Recently, this minimum req...
Patients with degenerative or traumatic meniscal tears are at high risk of developing knee osteoarthritis. We investigated if younger (≤40 years) and older (>40 years) patients with preoperative mec...
Fusion surgery for lumbar degenerative stenosis is an established treatment mode. Despite comparable patient-related outcomes and radiological results, the necessity of adding interbody fusion to post...
Randomized trial with a concurrent observational cohort study OBJECTIVE.: To compare eight-year outcomes between surgery and nonoperative care and among different fusion techniques for symptomatic lum...
This is a post-market clinical study of the AccuLIF expandable TLIF cage in patients requiring surgery for degenerative disc disease (DDD) with up to Grade I spondylolisthesis or retrolist...
An evaluation of the incidence of complications resulting from far lateral spine surgery utilizing the K2M RAVINE® Lateral Access System (RAVINE) with ALEUTIAN® Lateral Interbody Spacer ...
The purpose of this study is to measure the benefits of anterior (from the front) cervical (neck) surgery for degenerative disc disease. The research part of this study is the answering of...
Purpose: The incidence of surgery for Degenerative lumbar Disc Disease (DDD). According to the national spine registries in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, there is a difference in surgical in...
This study will compare two commonly-used methods for assessing patient-reported quality of life. The first is to assess quality of life before surgery and again after surgery using the sa...
Assessment of the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured and directly reported by the patient.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The care and treatment of a convalescent patient, especially that of a patient after surgery.