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ACE Report #11981
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Improved Electrolytes and Shorter LOS with Nutrition Protocol vs. Usual Care in Lumbar Spine Surgery


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Multimodal Nutritional Management in Primary Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Jul 15;44(14):967-974.

Contributing Authors: B Xu WX Xu YJ Lao WG Ding D Lu HF Sheng

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Synopsis

187 patients scheduled for primary lumbar spine surgery for the treatment of lumbar disc herniation or lumbar spinal stenosis were randomized to receive a peri-operative multi-modal nutritional management (MNM) protocol or the standard nutritional protocol. Outcomes of interest included electrolyte levels (potassium, calcium, sodium), the incidence of electrolyte disorders and adverse events, tran...

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