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Postoperative survival after lumbar instrumented surgery for metastatic spinal tumors: a nationwide population-based cohort analysis – Published Article

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The article analyzes the postoperative survival period of patients who underwent lumbar instrumented surgery for metastatic lumbar diseases. Data was collected from the Korean National Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service database, and patients were categorized based on their primary cancer type. The overall median survival rate was found to be 1.11±1.30 years. Breast cancer patients had the best postoperative survival period (2.23±1.83 years), while urinary tract cancer patients had the shortest (0.59±0.69 years). The study provides information about the expected postoperative survival after instrumented surgery for lumbar spinal metastases

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CONCLUSION: The postoperative survival period of patients with lumbar metastatic spinal tumors according to different primary cancers after instrumented fusion was ˃1 year overall, with differences according to different primary origins. This result may provide information regarding the expected postoperative survival after instrumented surgery for lumbar spinal metastases.

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Ir J Med Sci. 2023 Jul 14. doi: 10.1007/s11845-023-03459-7. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: It is difficult to predict the expected survival after lumbar instrumented surgery for metastases owing to the difference among different cancer origins and the relatively short survival after surgery.AIMS: The aim of this study is to analyze the postoperative survival period of,

Ir J Med Sci. 2023 Jul 14. doi: 10.1007/s11845-023-03459-7. Online ahead of print.

ABSTRACT

BACKGROUND: It is difficult to predict the expected survival after lumbar instrumented surgery for metastases owing to the difference among different cancer origins and the relatively short survival after surgery.

AIMS: The aim of this study is to analyze the postoperative survival period of lumbar spinal metastasis patients who underwent lumbar instrumented surgery.

METHODS: Data were collected from the Korean National Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service database. Patients who underwent lumbar spinal surgery with instrumentation between January 2011 and December 2015 for metastatic lumbar diseases were reviewed. The mean postoperative survival period of patients with metastatic lumbar cancer according to each primary cancer type was evaluated.

RESULTS: A total of 628 patients were enrolled and categorized according to primary cancer type. The overall median survival rate was 1.11±1.30 years. The three most prevalent primary cancer groups were lung, hepatobiliary, and colorectal cancers, presenting relatively short postoperative survival rates (0.93±1.25, 0.74±0.75 and 0.74±0.88 years, respectively). The best postoperative survival period was observed in breast cancer (2.23±1.83 years), while urinary tract cancer showed the shortest postoperative survival period (0.59±0.69 years).

CONCLUSION: The postoperative survival period of patients with lumbar metastatic spinal tumors according to different primary cancers after instrumented fusion was ˃1 year overall, with differences according to different primary origins. This result may provide information regarding the expected postoperative survival after instrumented surgery for lumbar spinal metastases.

PMID:37450256 | DOI:10.1007/s11845-023-03459-7

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Postoperative survival after lumbar instrumented surgery for metastatic spinal tumors: a nationwide population-based cohort analysis

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