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Major complications in revision adult deformity surgery: risk factors and clinical outcomes with 2- to 7-year follow-up.

Authors
  • Cho, Samuel K1
  • Bridwell, Keith H
  • Lenke, Lawrence G
  • Yi, Jin-Seok
  • Pahys, Joshua M
  • Zebala, Lukas P
  • Kang, Matthew M
  • Cho, Woojin
  • Baldus, Christine R
  • 1 Department of Orthopaedics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Spine
Publication Date
Mar 15, 2012
Volume
37
Issue
6
Pages
489–500
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182217ab5
PMID: 21587110
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Overall, 34.4% of patients experienced major complications after long revision fusion surgery. Different risk factors were identified for perioperative versus follow-up complications. The occurrence of a follow-up, not but perioperative, major complication seemed to have a negative impact on ultimate clinical outcome.

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