Second opinion in spine surgery: a Brazilian perspective

  title={Second opinion in spine surgery: a Brazilian perspective},
  author={Emiliano Vialle},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology},
The authors present their experience in a programme for second opinion evaluation of spine surgery candidates within a cohort of patients from a healthcare provider in Brazil. Ninety-four patients were evaluated, and the second opinion was divided in complete agreement, partial disagreement, and complete disagreement. Patients with complete disagreement were referred for a third medical opinion. A complete agreement was found in 22 cases, partial disagreement in 28 cases, and complete… CONTINUE READING
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