Tag: adult spinal deformity

Operative treatment for ASD associated with significant long term health-related quality...

Operative treatment for adult spinal deformity (ASD) provides significant improvement in health-related quality of life at minimum three-year follow-up (mean 4.1 years), suggesting that...

One in five older adults regret undergoing corrective surgery for adult...

One-in-five older adults regret their decision to undergo corrective surgery for adult spinal deformity (ASD), new research—published in the journal Spine by Owoicho Adogwa...

Obese patients still benefit from minimally invasive surgery for adult spinal...

Obese patients who undergo minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for adult spinal deformity (ASD) have less correction of their deformity, worse quality-of-life outcomes, more implant...

Navigation in adult spinal deformity patients leads to an increased risk...

Use of navigation in patients undergoing surgery for adult spinal deformity (ASD) is associated with higher operative time and transfusion compared to conventional surgery, suggesting that navigation...

New ASD frailty index links severe frailty to increased length of...

A new model for measuring frailty in adult spinal deformity (ASD) patients has been assessed by the International Spine Study Group (ISSG) for its...

Depressed adult spinal deformity patients improve at same magnitude as non-depressed...

The first prospective study analysing the impact of depressive symptoms in surgically-treated severe adult spinal deformity patients on health-related quality of life outcomes has...

Adult spinal deformity surgery outperforms non-surgical treatment for pain, function, cosmesis...

Clinically-significant positive outcomes for the surgical treatment of adult spinal deformity have proven elusive for researchers, with many studies limited by the non-randomisation of...

More than a third of adult spinal deformity patients experience at...

According to new research from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, USA, 36.5% of patients undergoing surgical treatment for adult spinal...
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Adult spinal deformity surgery patients may have “significantly lower” chance of...

A study published in the Journal of Neurology: Spine has found that “patients who undergo adult spinal deformity surgery at a teaching hospital may...