Today’s Links November 18, 2012

  • Spine Surgery Registries
    Benefits of spine registries are many. Although randomised controlled trials are accepted to be the ‘gold standard’ for scientific evaluation, they may be unnecessary, inappropriate, impossible, or inadequate in many times. In addition, the external validity and hence the ability to make generalisations about the results of randomised trials is often low. Considering many surgical techniques or technologies were introduced into the field of spine surgery without randomised trials or prospective cohort comparisons, there is obvious an even increased need for spine registries.
    This page presents a current list of spine registries…..
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