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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 19 avhandlingar innehållade orden spinal fusion.
Sammanfattning : The incidence of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is steadily rising, mostly because of a noticeably older age structure. In Sweden, LSS surgery has increased continuously over the years and is presently the most common argument to undergo spine surgery. The purpose of the surgery is to decompress the neural elements in the stenotic spinal canal. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Over the last two decades, the economic costs and rates of lumbar fusion surgery for chronic low back pain has risen dramatically in western industrialized countries. Data from the Swedish National Spine Register suggest that 25% of patients experience unimproved pain and up to 40% are not satisfied with the outcome of lumbar fusion surgery. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a degenerative disorder of the spine that predominantly affects the elderly. LSS is the most common spinal disorder leading to surgery in Sweden. Recent randomized controlled studies have showed better outcome with surgery compared to conservative treatment. LÄS MER
4. Outcome of treatment for scoliosis. A multi-disciplinary follow-up at least 20 years after surgery or brace treatment in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with comparison to a matching control group
Sammanfattning : Introduction: The long term outcome of treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), with brace or surgery, has previously not been fully established.Aims: To evaluate the outcome in terms of radiological appearance, degenerative changes, pulmonary function and different aspects of health related quality of life at least twenty years after completed treatment. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Patients with spinal stenosis and disc herniation are most common in spine surgery. Few population based studies of these patients have been made and no studies of their health related quality of life (HRQOL) by the EQ-5D has been published. LÄS MER