Complications of degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis and stenosis surgery in patients over 80  s: comparative study with over 60 s and 70 s. Experience with 678 cases

ConclusionPatients of different age but with comparable preoperative risk factors share similar postoperative morbidity rates. When considering octogenarians for lumbar arthrodesis, the importance of biological age overrides that of chronological.
Source: Acta Neurochirurgica - Category: Neurosurgery Source Type: research