Health-related quality of life (EQ-5D) before and one year after surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis.

Nov 17, 2011 by

Jansson KA, Németh G, Granath F, Jönsson B, Blomqvist P.

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009; 91: 210-216.

PMID: 19190056

This observational cohort study from the Swedish spine registery reports the one-year quality-of-life changes for 230 patients. Following surgery, 80% reported improved quality-of-life, but the majority of patients did not reach population norms. This paper provides interesting information on patient-centered outcomes from a comprehensive study population.

web: http://web.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/content/full/91-B/2/210

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