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Hospital frailty risk score predicts adverse events in spine surgery

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Pulido, Loreto C. ; Meyer, Matthias ; Reinhard, Jan ; Kappenschneider, Tobias ; Grifka, Joachim ; Weber, Markus
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 24 May 2022 05:28

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Purpose The Hospital Frailty Risk Score (HFRS) is derived from routinely collected data and validated as a geriatric risk stratification tool. This study aimed to evaluate the utility of the HFRS as a predictor for postoperative adverse events in spine surgery. Methods In this retrospective analysis of 2042 patients undergoing spine surgery at a university spine center between 2011 and 2019, HFRS ...


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