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Algorithm identifies predictors of pain after spine surgery

April 23, 2018
In the Journals

Study cites association between narcotic use, outcomes following adult spinal deformity surgery

April 20, 2018
Investigators found an association between daily narcotic use prior to surgery for adult spinal deformity and prolonged length of stay, longer ICU stays, increased…
In the Journals

Axial involvement develops within 5 years of juvenile spondyloarthritis diagnosis

April 19, 2018
Although children diagnosed with juvenile spondyloarthritis demonstrate a low rate of symptomatic activity at onset, there is a marked increase in axial involvement in…

Prescription opioids decrease by almost 30%

April 19, 2018
Prescription opioid volumes declined by 29% from their peak in 2011, according to a report on medicine use in the United States by IQVIA. Prescription opioid volumes…
In the Journals

Lumbar total disc replacement delayed progression of radiographic adjacent-level degeneration

April 19, 2018
At 5-year follow-up, investigators found the rates of radiographic adjacent-level degeneration and clinical adjacent-level degeneration after lumbar total disc…
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