Prospective analysis of nutritional status normalization after spinal reconstructive surgery.

@article{Lenke1995ProspectiveAO,
  title={Prospective analysis of nutritional status normalization after spinal reconstructive surgery.},
  author={Lawrence G Lenke and Keith H. Bridwell and Kathy M. Blanke and Christine R Baldus},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1995},
  volume={20 12},
  pages={1359-67}
}
STUDY DESIGN A prospective analysis of nutritional status after surgery in 57 spinal reconstructive surgery patients. OBJECTIVES To determine the length of time required for patients to return to their preoperative nutritional baseline and to investigate risk factors for patients with prolonged normalization. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The preoperative nutritional status of spinal reconstructive surgery patients appears to be an important parameter of surgical morbidity, complication rates… CONTINUE READING

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