Decision Analysis in Quest of the Ideal Treatment in Adult Spinal Deformity Adjusted for Minimum Clinically Important Difference

Acaroglu E., YÜKSEL S., Ateş C. , Ayhan S., Bahadir S., Nabi V., ...Daha Fazla

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, cilt.142, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 142
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.06.208


BACKGROUND: Surgery appears to yield better results in adult spinal deformity treatment when fixed minimum clinically important difference values are used to define success. Our objective was to analyze utilities and improvement provided by surgical versus nonsurgical treatment at 2 years using Oswestry Disability Index with treatment-specific minimum clinically important difference values.