Spine surgery value
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
A new study claims that lumbar spine surgery has a cost-to-benefit ratio superior to both coronary artery bypass graft surgery and total hip replacement. Unveiled by Medtronic at the North American Spine Society's meeting in Philadelphia, the study compared lumbar spine surgery to other surgical procedures using the data of more than 1,800 patients from 11 multi-center studies...
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