Commentary on the effect of steroid use in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery; a randomized controlled trial by Shiveindra B. et al. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine 2015;23:137-43

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BACKGROUND Steroids are often used in patients undergoing anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery to limit postoperative dysphagia. However, a major concern remains steroids' impact is on fusion. METHODS In this prospective, randomized, double-blinded controlled study, the authors assessed the impact of steroids on swallowing/airway and… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/2152-7806.166895

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