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Study Investigates The Cost Effectiveness Of Spinal Surgery

Dec 29 2008 Contact: Deborah SongRush University Medical Center (Chicago) Back pain affects more than 80 percent of people and costs more than $100 billion annually in the U.S. But is the surgery cost effective? A study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests that for patients with spinal stenosis, a laminectomy, or surgical removal of some soft bone …

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