Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

Research Article, J Spine Neurosurg Vol: 3 Issue: 3

Does Addition of Instrumentation Increase Complication Rates in Lumbar Spinal Degenerative Diseases in Elderly Patients?

Feyza Karagoz Guzey1*, Serkan Kıtıs2, Azmi Tufan1, Cihan Isler1, Mustafa Vatansever1, Ozgur Aktas1,Yucel Hıtay1, Abdurrahim Tas1, Erhan Emel3, Hakan Seyıthanoglu2 and Nezih Ozkan4
1Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
2Bezmialem Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
3Bakirkoy Research and Training Hospital for Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
4Abant Izzet Baysal Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
Corresponding author : Feyza Karagoz Guzey
Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received: January 20, 2014 Accepted: March 13, 2014 Published: March 19, 2014
Citation: Karagoz Guzey F, Kitis s,Tufan A, Isler C,Vatansever M, et al. (2014) Does Addition of Instrumentation Increase Complication Rates in Lumbar Spinal Degenerative Diseases in Elderly Patients?. J Spine Neurosurg 3:3 doi:10.4172/2325-9701.1000142

Abstract

Does Addition of Instrumentation Increase Complication Rates in Lumbar Spinal Degenerative Diseases in Elderly Patients?

To correlate the complication rates involved in spinal decompression and instrumentation performed for lumbar degenerative diseases in the elderly patients according to decompression alone.

Keywords: Aging; Complication; Lumbar degenerative disease; Spinal decompression; Spinal instrumentation

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