National Trends and In-Hospital Outcomes of Patients With Solid Organ Transplant Undergoing Spinal Fusion.
- Hiroyuki Yoshihara,
- Daisuke Yoneoka,
- Carl Paulino,
- Sanjeev Agarwal,
- Jose R Reyna,
- Kazuhiro Hasegawa
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2017 May 25. Epub 2017 May 25.
*Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine SUNY Downstate Medical Center †Department of Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine ‡Minimum Invasive SpineCARE, Lumin Health §Niigata Spine Surgery Center.
Study Design: A retrospective analysis of population-based national hospital discharge data collected for the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) OBJECTIVES.: To examine the demographics and in-hospital outcomes of patients with solid organ transplant (SOT) undergoing spinal fusion on a national level SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA.: Solid organ transplantation has become more common in recent years and some of these patients undergo spinal fusion surgery. Read More