Factors predicting hospital stay, operative time, blood loss, and transfusion in patients undergoing revision posterior lumbar spine decompression, fusion, and segmental instrumentation.

@article{Zheng2002FactorsPH,
  title={Factors predicting hospital stay, operative time, blood loss, and transfusion in patients undergoing revision posterior lumbar spine decompression, fusion, and segmental instrumentation.},
  author={Fengyu Zheng and Frank P. Cammisa and Harvinder S. Sandhu and Federico Pablo Girardi and Safdar N. Khan},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={818-24}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective chart review was conducted for 112 patients who underwent revision posterior lumbar spine decompression, fusion, and segmental instrumentation. OBJECTIVE To ascertain factors predicting hospital stay, operative time, blood loss, and transfusion in patients undergoing revision posterior lumbar spine decompression, fusion, and segmental instrumentation. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Posterior lumbar spine decompression and fusion with segmental instrumentation is a… CONTINUE READING

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