How to Improve Outcomes of Spine Surgery in Geriatric Patients


ZİLELİ M. , DURSUN E.

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, cilt.140, ss.519-526, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 140
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.04.060
  • Dergi Adı: WORLD NEUROSURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.519-526

Özet

BACKGROUND: The incidence of spine surgery in elderly patients is increasing. Geriatric spine surgery has 3 main concerns: osteoporosis, continuing degeneration and more deformity, and comorbidities. Measures taken regarding these concerns would improve results, and elderly patients will experience much more benefit from surgery. This study reviewed the most recent literature to improve outcomes of geriatric spine surgery.