Trends and variations in cervical spine surgery in the United States: Medicare beneficiaries, 1992 to 2005.

Abstract

STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort. OBJECTIVE To describe population-based trends and variations in surgery for degenerative changes of the cervical spine among Medicare beneficiaries, 1992 to 2005. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Degenerative changes of the cervical spine are seen radiographically in over half of the population aged 55 years or greater, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31819e2fd5

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