Impact of resident involvement on cervical and lumbar spine surgery outcomes.

Affiliation

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Resident involvement in the operating room is a vital component of their medical education. Conflicting and limited research exists regarding the effects of surgical resident participation on spine surgery patient outcomes.

Keywords

Anterior cervical,Length of hospital stay,Posterior lumbar,Postoperative complications,Resident involvement,Surgery duration,Surgery outcomes,

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