AAOS2019: Vit D deficient patients who receive supplements show improved outcomes in LSS surgery
The Effectiveness of Vitamin D Supplementation in Functional Outcome and Quality of Life of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Requiring Surgery: A Randomized Prospective Control Trial
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40 patients with vitamin D deficiency and scheduled for lumbar spinal stenosis surgery were randomized to receive vitamin D supplementation (100,000 IU intramuscular injections of Vitamin D3) or no supplementation. Outcomes of interest included the Oswestry Disability index (ODI), Rolland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ), and the Short Form 36 (SF-36) quality of life test. Follow up was perf...
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