A century of spine surgery: what can patients expect?


PURPOSE To evaluate the hypothesis that spinal fusion surgery is an effective method to address spinal deformity-associated clinical problems, including magnitude of curvature (Cobb angle), pulmonary dysfunction, and pain. METHOD A systematic review was carried out using Science Citation Index (SCI) Expanded (1900 - present), Social Sciences Citation… (More)
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@article{Hawes2008ACO, title={A century of spine surgery: what can patients expect?}, author={Martha C. Hawes and Joe O'Brien}, journal={Disability and rehabilitation}, year={2008}, volume={30 10}, pages={808-17} }