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  1. Increasing rates of cervical and lumbar spine surgery in the United States, 1979-1990. Point of view.

    Article - En anglais

    Study Design

    Data from annual national surveys of hospitalizations were used to review trends.


    The trends is rates of hospitalizations with cervical and lumbar spine surgery were examined among persons =25 years old.

    Summary of Background Data

    Preliminary analysis of national survey data indicated that during 1979 to 1990 the number of spine operations increased markedly.


    Data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey were used to calculate age-adjusted rates of hospitalizations.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Chirurgie orthopédique, Rachis cervical, Homme, Lombalgie, Epidémiologie, Hospitalisation, Laminectomie, Douleur, Rachis lombaire, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rachis pathologie, Rachialgie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Orthopedic surgery, Cervical spine, Human, Low back pain, Epidemiology, Hospitalization, Laminectomy, Pain, Lumbar spine, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Disease of the spine, Rachialgia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0489382

    Code Inist : 002B15F. Création : 199501.