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29 May 2015
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Epidemic of Unnecessary Surgeries

29 May 2015, Comments: Comments Off on Epidemic of Unnecessary Surgeries

I have blogged several times before about the epidemic of unnecessary spine and joint surgeries performed in our country. Spine surgery is the single most costly surgery for Medicare. The rate of spine and joint surgeries in the USA is 2-3 times higher than in any other industrialized country, with incredibly large regional variations.  The widespread use of MRI scans, […]