Mortality and morbidity in dialysis-dependent patients undergoing spinal surgery: analysis of a national administrative database in Japan.

@article{Chikuda2012MortalityAM,
  title={Mortality and morbidity in dialysis-dependent patients undergoing spinal surgery: analysis of a national administrative database in Japan.},
  author={Hirotaka Chikuda and Hideo Yasunaga and Hiromasa Horiguchi and Katsushi Takeshita and Hiroshi Kawaguchi and Shinya Matsuda and Kozo Nakamura},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 5},
  pages={433-8}
}
BACKGROUND The impact of dialysis dependence on perioperative risks following spinal surgery is not fully understood. The purposes of the present study were to determine the perioperative risks in dialysis-dependent patients treated with spinal surgery and to examine whether the presence of destructive spondyloarthropathy further increases perioperative risks. METHODS We examined abstracted data from the Diagnosis Procedure Combination database in a retrospective analysis of a nationally… CONTINUE READING

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