Peri-Operative Steroids Reduces the Severity of Dysphagia After Anterior Cervical Spine Procedures
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OrthoEvidence. Peri-Operative Steroids Reduces the Severity of Dysphagia After Anterior Cervical Spine Procedures. ACE Report. 2021;53(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13709
Perioperative Corticosteroids Reduce Dysphagia Severity Following Anterior Cervical Spinal Fusion: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 May 5;103(9): 821-828.
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Seven randomized controlled trials containing a total of 431 patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing peri-operative corticosteroid (n=247) to control (placebo or no treatment; n=184) for the reduction of the severity of post-operative dysphagia. The primary outcome of interest was the reduction of dysphagia severity. The secondary outcome of interest was the odds of complications. P...
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