Health-related quality of life improvements in patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion as a revision surgery.

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STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort analysis. OBJECTIVE To investigate health-related quality of life improvements in patients undergoing lumbar fusion to revise a previous lumbar spine surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Spinal fusion is often used as a surgical intervention in patients who have previously undergone lumbar surgery. Prior studies suggest… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181cf1091

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@article{Djurasovic2011HealthrelatedQO, title={Health-related quality of life improvements in patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion as a revision surgery.}, author={Mladen O Djurasovic and Steven D. Glassman and Jennifer M. Howard and Anne G. Copay and Leah Yacat Carreon}, journal={Spine}, year={2011}, volume={36 4}, pages={269-76} }