publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Perfil epidemiológico da cirurgia de trauma raquimedular em hospital de referência no interior do Brasil

Bernardi,Danilo Magnani;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: Coluna/Columna (issn: 2177-014X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Coluna (SBC)
Objectives: To analyze the epidemiological profile of patients undergoing surgery at a referral hospital in a small, country town. Methods: A retrospective study was carried out between February 2009 and May 2010, in a Regional Referral unit, with a total of 24 patients. The cases study included all patients undergoing surgery for spinal trauma during this period, with or without neurological deficits. The data analyzed were: sex, age, location and degree of the injury, and mechanism of the injury. Results: The medianage of the patients was 35.8 years, and 75% were male. The mechanisms of the injury were motorcycle accidents in 37.5%, falls in 33.3%, automobile ...
free text keywords: Spinal cord injuries, Wounds and injuries, Accidents, Spinal injuries/epidemiology, Spine, Traumatismos da medula espinal, Ferimentos e lesões, Acidentes, Traumatismos da coluna vertebral/epidemiologia, Coluna vertebral, Traumatismos de la médula espinal, Heridas y traumatismos, Accidentes, Traumatismos vertebrales/epidemiologia, Columna vertebral, Orthopedic surgery, RD701-811, Diseases of the musculoskeletal system, RC925-935, Medicine, business.industry, business, Gynecology, medicine.medical_specialty, Surgery
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