Matthew Oglesby

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STUDY DESIGN Retrospective analysis of a population-based database. OBJECTIVE To investigate national epidemiological trends of cervical spine surgical procedures from 2002-2009. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Anterior cervical fusion (ACF), posterior cervical fusion (PCF), and posterior cervical decompression (PCD) are procedures routinely performed for(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective national database analysis. OBJECTIVE A national population-based database was analyzed to characterize cervical spine procedures performed at teaching and nonteaching hospitals with regards to patient demographics, clinical outcomes/complications, resource use, and costs. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There are mixed reports in(More)
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Postoperative ileus is a known complication of surgery. The incidence and risk factors for ileus after lumbar fusion surgery is not well characterized. PURPOSE To determine rates of postoperative ileus, a population-based database was analyzed to identify incidence, mortality, and risk factors associated with anterior (ALF), posterior(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective database analysis. OBJECTIVE A nationwide population-based database was analyzed to identify the incidence of complications and mortality associated with bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) utilization in cervical spine fusion surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA "Off-label" use of BMP as an adjunct in cervical fusions has been(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective database analysis. OBJECTIVE A nationwide population-based database was analyzed to identify the incidence, risk factors, and mortalities associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE) after cervical spine surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are potential complications that(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective database analysis. OBJECTIVE A population-based database was analyzed to identify the incidence, risk factors, and mortality associated with thromboembolic events after lumbar spine surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are potential complications that may occur after(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective national database analysis. OBJECTIVE A population-based database was analyzed to characterize the incidence, mortality, and associated risk factors for cardiac events in lumbar spine surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Cardiac events are a leading cause of perioperative mortality in spinal surgery. The incidence of these(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective database analysis. OBJECTIVE A population-based database was analyzed to characterize the incidence, hospital costs, mortality, and risk factors associated with postoperative delirium after lumbar decompression (LD) and lumbar fusion (LF) surgical procedures. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Postoperative delirium is a common(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective database analysis. OBJECTIVE To determine the national incidence, mortality, and risk factors for perioperative cardiac complications associated with cervical spine surgery in the United States. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Perioperative myocardial infarctions and cardiac failure are leading causes of mortality in noncardiac(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective national database analysis. OBJECTIVE A population-based database was analyzed to characterize the incidence, mortality, and associated risk factors for aspiration pneumonia in cervical spine surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Aspiration pneumonia represents a potentially fatal complication of any surgical procedure. The(More)
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