The effects of smoking on perioperative outcomes and pseudarthrosis following anterior cervical corpectomy: Clinical article.

@article{Lau2014TheEO,
  title={The effects of smoking on perioperative outcomes and pseudarthrosis following anterior cervical corpectomy: Clinical article.},
  author={Darryl Lau and D. -Y. Chou and John E. Ziewacz and Praveen V. Mummaneni},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={547-58}
}
OBJECT Smoking is one of the leading causes of preventable morbidity and death in the U.S. and has been associated with perioperative complications. In this study, the authors examined the effects of smoking on perioperative outcomes and pseudarthrosis rates following anterior cervical corpectomy. METHODS All adult patients from 2006 to 2011 who underwent anterior cervical corpectomy were identified. Patients were categorized into 3 groups: patients who never smoked (nonsmokers), patients who… CONTINUE READING
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