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Title

A Comparison of Narcotic Usage and Length of Post-Operative Hospital Stay in Open Versus Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion

Document Type

Poster

Keywords

Narcotics; Lumbar Fusion; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Open Surgery

Publication Date

4-2017

Abstract

- Introduction:

Lumbar fusion can be accomplished through open or minimally invasive surgery (MIS). While the open technique involves a long central incision through skin and muscle, MIS utilizes multiple small incisions and is generally associated wit

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Poster to be presented at GW Annual Research 2017.

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A Comparison of Narcotic Usage and Length of Post-Operative Hospital Stay in Open Versus Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion

- Introduction:

Lumbar fusion can be accomplished through open or minimally invasive surgery (MIS). While the open technique involves a long central incision through skin and muscle, MIS utilizes multiple small incisions and is generally associated wit