Total hospital costs of surgical treatment for adult spinal deformity: an extended follow-up study.

@article{McCarthy2014TotalHC,
  title={Total hospital costs of surgical treatment for adult spinal deformity: an extended follow-up study.},
  author={Ian M. McCarthy and Richard A. Hostin and Christopher P. Ames and Han Jo Kim and Justin S. Smith and Ohenaba Boachie-Adjei and Frank Schwab and Eric O. Klineberg and Christopher I. Shaffrey and Munish Gupta and D Polly},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={2326-33}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Whereas the costs of primary surgery, revisions, and selected complications for adult spinal deformity (ASD) have been individually reported in the literature, the total costs over several years after surgery have not been assessed. The determinants of such costs are also not well understood in the literature. PURPOSE This study analyzes the total hospital costs and operating room (OR) costs of ASD surgery through extended follow-up. STUDY DESIGN/SETTING Single-center… CONTINUE READING
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