The incidence and mortality of thromboembolic events in lumbar spine surgery.

@article{Fineberg2013TheIA,
  title={The incidence and mortality of thromboembolic events in lumbar spine surgery.},
  author={Steven J. Fineberg and Matthew Oglesby and Alpesh A. Patel and Miguel A. Pelton and Kern Singh},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 13},
  pages={1154-9}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective database analysis. OBJECTIVE A population-based database was analyzed to identify the incidence, risk factors, and mortality associated with thromboembolic events after lumbar spine surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are potential complications that may occur after orthopedic procedures. The incidence of these complications is not well characterized after lumbar spine surgery. METHODS Data from the… CONTINUE READING

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