Depression is associated with poorer outcome of lumbar spinal stenosis surgery

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The objective of this observational prospective study was to investigate the effect of depression on short-term outcome after lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) surgery. Surgery was performed on 99 patients with clinically and radiologically defined LSS, representing ordinary LSS patients treated at the secondary care level. They completed questionnaires before… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00586-007-0349-3

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