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Oct 29.2017
Background: Complication rates in complex spine surgery range from 25% to 80% in published studies. Numerous studies have shown that surgeons are not able to accurately predict whether patients Read More...
Oct 29.2017
Study Design: Retrospective consecutive case review pre- and post-intervention. Objectives: Characterize the effects of the Read More...
Oct 29.2017
Study Design. An electronic survey administered to Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) membership. Objective. To characterize surgeon practices and views regarding the use of two attending surgeons for adult spinal Read More...
Oct 29.2017
OBJECTIVE: Systematic multidisciplinary approaches to improving quality and safety in complex surgical care have shown promise. Complication rates from complex spine surgery range from 10% to 90% for all surgeries, Read More...
Oct 29.2017
Study Design: An electronic survey administered to Scoliosis. Research Society (SRS) membership. Objective: To characterize surgeon practices and views regarding the use of two attending surgeons for adult spinal Read More...
Oct 29.2017
Virginia Mason Major Spine Protocol -Michael G. Vitale, MD MPH
Major Spine = Level 3 Protocol; Criteria for “Major Spine”. Preoperative Assessment: Standard Clinic Work: Use this form to prompt documentation of preoperative Read More...
Aug 30.2017
Consensus Items: Prevention of Wrong Level Surgery: Pre-­op and Intra-op checklist with tips like use of standard vertebral numbering, communication of the pre-­‐op plan and Read More...
Aug 30.2017
Delphi Consensus Report: Best Practices in Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in Spine Deformity Surgery: Development of an Intraoperative Checklist to Optimize Response

Study Design: Consensus-based creation of a checklist and Read More...
Aug 30.2017
Building Consensus: Development of a Best Practice Guideline (BPG) for Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Prevention in High-risk Pediatric Spine Surgery

Background: Perioperative surgical site infection (SSI) after pediatric Read More...
Aug 30.2017
Pediatric Orthopaedic Spine Fusion Checklist for Parents of the Read More...