North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

October 17, 2019
7 min watch

VIDEO: Imputation methods successfully evaluate long-term outcomes after total disc replacement

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CHICAGO — At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Vikas V. Patel, MD, discussed a study that compared imputation methods for the evaluation of long-term outcomes after lumbar total disc replacement. He said total disc replacement is a viable treatment with positive outcomes. He said imputation methods and complete case data show the most long-lasting effects following total disc replacement.