Metabolic Syndrome and Lumbar Spine Fusion Surgery: Epidemiology and Perioperative Outcomes
Spine, 05/17/2012Memtsoudis SG et al.
Patients with metabolic syndrome undergoing primaryposterior lumbar spinal fusion represent an increasing financial burden on the health care system. Clinicians should recognize that metabolic syndrome represents a risk factor for increased perioperative morbidity.
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