Tag: ASD

Duration of preoperative pain linked to chronic opioid use after adult...

For patients who underwent adult spinal deformity (ASD) surgery, preoperative opioid use and pain duration of four or more years were independently associated with...

Study suggests hereditary link for adolescent spinal deformity

There is a considerable increased risk for adolescent spinal deformity (ASD) among those whose parents have suffered spinal deformities, according to a new national...

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

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...

Adult spinal deformity surgery associated with increased productivity and decreased work...

Adult spinal deformity (ASD) surgery is associated with increased productivity and decreased absenteeism from both work and school. These are the key findings from...

Eurospine 2021: Surgery for adult spinal deformity is associated with long-term...

Research presented at the 2021 Eurospine annual meeting (6–8 October, Vienna, Austria) shows that there is strong evidence to suggest that surgery for adult...

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...

Device removal not mandatory to combat acute infection after ASD surgery

Surgeons should consider removal or replacement of implants following adult spinal deformity (ASD) surgery only in cases where there is recurrent infection or evidence...

AI-based classification may guide preoperative decisions in ASD patients

Hierarchical clustering of patient data using artificial intelligence (AI) can identify patterns that may guide preoperative decision-making in adult spinal deformity (ASD) surgery by...
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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...