Economic Effects of Anti-Depressant Usage on Elective Lumbar Fusion Surgery

Sayadipour, Amirali and Kepler, Chrisopher K. and Mago, Rajnish and Certa, Kenneth M. and Rasouli, Mohammad R. and Vaccaro, Alexander R. and Albert, Todd J. and Anderson, David G. (2016) Economic Effects of Anti-Depressant Usage on Elective Lumbar Fusion Surgery. The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, 4 (3). pp. 231-235.

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Abstract

 Background: It has been suggested, although not proven, that presence of concomitant psychiatric disorders may increase the inpatient costs for patients undergoing elective surgery. This study was designed to test the hypothesis that elective lumbar fusion surgery is more costly in patients with under treatment for depression. Methods: This is a retrospective case-control study of 142 patients who underwent elective lumbar fusion. Of those 142 patients, 41 patients were chronically using an antidepressant medication that considered as a

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WE Musculoskeletal system
WO Surgery
Divisions: Journals > Archives of Bone & Joint Surgery
Depositing User: abjs abjs
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 14:01
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 14:01
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2976

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