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Cervical, thoracic spine fractures spike, study shows — 5 findings

By Admin | October 17, 2018

The incidence of cervical and thoracic spine fractures has increased, especially in white females ages 80 to 89, according to a study reported at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, Sept. 26-29.

In the retrospective study, researchers used the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System database to identify patients who visited the emergency department between Jan. 1, 2007 and Dec. 31, 2016, and were diagnosed with cervical and/or thoracic spine fractures.

To fing out more on the 5 study findings, please read, Cervical, thoracic spine fractures spike, study shows — 5 findings be Becker's Spine. 

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