The Swedish Spine Register: development, design and utility.

Nov 17, 2011 by

Strömqvist B, Fritzell P, Hägg O, Jönsson B; Swedish Society of Spinal Surgeons.

Eur Spine J. 2009; 18 Suppl 3: 294-304.

PMID: 19495812

This paper describes the development of a national spine registry for degenerative spinal disorders, and reports some basic outcomes from over 35,000 patients during a decade of use.  This paper provides unique insights about the development of national registries, gender differences, and trends in spinal surgery during the past decade.

web:  http://www.springerlink.com/content/74586m42x82r58k4/fulltext.pdf

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