Healthcare Quality and Safety

Healthcare Quality and Safety

Selected Research Projects

Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction Rule
PI: Richard Deyo, MD, MPH
Funding Agency: NIH/ NIAMS (R01AR054912-01A2)  

Selected Papers

  1. Turner JA, Hollingworth W, Comstock B, Deyo RA. Comparative effectiveness research and policy: experiences conducting a coverage with evidence development study of a therapeutic device. Medical Care 2010; 48 (6 Suppl): S129-36.
  2. Deyo RA, Mirza SK, Martin BI, Kreuter W, Goodman DC, Jarvik JG. Trends, major medical complications, and charges associated with surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis in older adults. JAMA 2010; 303: 1259-65. PMCID: PMC2885954
  3. Deyo RA. Point of View: Spinal fusion in the United States: Analysis of trends from 1998 to 2008. (Commentary) Spine 2011; 36 (9) Feb 25 [epub ahead of print].
  4. Deyo RA, Ching A, Matsen L, Martin BI, Kreuter W, Jarvik JG, Angier H, Mirza SK. Use of bone morphogenetic proteins in spinal fusion surgery for older adults with lumbar stenosis: trends, complications, repeat surgery, and charges. Spine 2012; 37: 222-30.
  5. Deyo RA, Martin BI, Kreuter W, Jarvik JG, Angier H, Mirza SK. Revision surgery following operations for lumbar stenosis. J Bone Joint Surg 2011; 93-A: 1979-86.
  6. Martin BI, Deyo RA, Mirza S, et al. Repeat Surgery following lumbar decompression for herniated disc: the quality implications of hospital and surgeon variation. Spine J 2012; 12: 89-97.roject 

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