Burden of traumatic spine fractures in Tehran, Iran

  title={Burden of traumatic spine fractures in Tehran, Iran},
  author={Maziar Moradi-Lakeh and Mohammad R. Rasouli and Alexander R. Vaccaro and Soheil Saadat and Mohammad Zarei and Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND The Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALY) was designed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to measure, compare, and analyze the burden of various diseases. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study on the assessment of burden of traumatic spinal fracture (TSF) in an Iranian community. We estimated burden of TSF includes both… CONTINUE READING