Cauda equina syndrome: An analysis of incidence rates and risk factors among a closed North American military population

@article{Schoenfeld2012CaudaES,
  title={Cauda equina syndrome: An analysis of incidence rates and risk factors among a closed North American military population},
  author={A. Schoenfeld and J. Bader},
  journal={Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={114},
  pages={947-950}
}
  • A. Schoenfeld, J. Bader
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • OBJECTIVE This investigation attempted to determine the incidence of cauda equine syndrome (CES) within a closed North American population from 2001 to 2010. This study also aimed to define risk factors influential in its development. METHODS A search was performed using the Defense Medical Epidemiology Database and the ICD-9 code for CES (344.6). Demographic information including sex, race, military rank, branch of service, and age was obtained for the entire military population, as well as… CONTINUE READING
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