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frailty

Surgical intervention and sagittal alignment can influence postoperative frailty in cervical...

Optimal correction of sagittal alignment and improving a patient’s functional capacity can significantly influence postoperative frailty resolution, according to a recent study by Peter...
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Surgical intervention found to significantly improve frailty in adult cervical deformity

A recent study has reported significant improvements in patients’ frailty status at one-year after surgery, as shown by the cervical deformity frailty index (CD-FI)....

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...

Frailty may be under-recognised in older surgery patients

Identifying frailty in older patients could increase their chances of surviving surgery, as well as improve their overall outcomes, according to a new study...