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Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 161, Issue 12, pp 2443–2446 | Cite as

Correction to: Prior bariatric surgery lowers complication rates following spine surgery in obese patients

  • Peter G. PassiasEmail author
  • Samantha R. Horn
  • Dennis Vasquez-Montes
  • Nicholas Shepard
  • Frank A. Segreto
  • Cole A. Bortz
  • Gregory W. Poorman
  • Cyrus M. Jalai
  • Charles Wang
  • Nicholas Stekas
  • Nicholas J. Frangella
  • Chloe Deflorimonte
  • Bassel G. Diebo
  • Micheal Raad
  • Shaleen Vira
  • Jason A. Horowitz
  • Daniel M. Sciubba
  • Hamid Hassanzadeh
  • Renaud Lafage
  • John Afthinos
  • Virginie Lafage
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Correction to: Acta Neurochirurgica (2018) 160:2459–2465

  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00701-018-3722-6

The AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) has requested the correction of the result Tables 1, 2 and 3 of this study: All stated numbers below 10 shall be modified to read “<10” instead.
Table 1

Complications for all spine surgeries compared between morbidly obese patients with and without a history of bariatric surgery

Complications

Bariatric surgery history (N = 1939)

Morbidly obese (N = 1625)

P value

N

Percentage

N

Percentage

 

Bowel issues

193

9.95%

207

12.74%

0.009*

Bladder issues

34

1.75%

37

2.28%

0.265

Neurologic

35

1.81%

32

1.97%

0.719

Muscle weakness

< 10

0.15%

< 10

0.55%

0.041*

Dysphagia

43

2.22%

10

0.62%

<0.001*

Nervous

47

2.42%

74

4.55%

<0.001*

Cardiac

36

1.86%

28

1.72%

0.765

PVD

< 10

0.05%

< 10

0.12%

0.463

Respiratory

48

2.48%

35

2.15%

0.526

Digestive

66

3.40%

22

1.35%

<0.001*

Urinary

28

1.44%

26

1.60%

0.704

Device

72

3.71%

318

19.57%

<0.001*

Shock

11

0.57%

< 10

0.06%

0.009*

Hematoma

40

2.06%

62

3.82%

0.001*

Puncture

33

1.70%

54

3.32%

0.001*

Infection

73

3.76%

92

5.66%

0.007*

Anemia

251

12.94%

302

18.58%

<0.001*

ARDS

84

4.33%

38

2.34%

0.001*

PE

< 10

0.15%

16

0.98%

<0.001*

DVT

27

1.39%

45

2.77%

0.003*

Shock - trauma

16

0.83%

< 10

0.06%

<0.001*

Infection - trauma

73

3.76%

92

5.66%

0.007*

Any complication

752

38.78%

901

55.45%

<0.001*

PVD peripheral vascular disease, ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome, PE pulmonary embolism, DVT deep vein thrombosis

Table 2

Thoracolumbar spine surgery patients demographics, hospital characteristics, and complications

Thoracolumbar surgery patients

Bariatric surgery (N = 740)

Morbidly obese (N = 740)

P value

Age

50.03 ± 14.51

49.9 ± 12.09

0.851

Gender

493 (67%)

486 (65.7%)

0.700

Invasiveness

6.89 ± 2.49

6.96 ± 2.39

0.581

Hospital LOS

5.95 ± 6.56

5.14 ± 4.75

0.007*

Complications

N

Percentage

N

Percentage

P value

Bowel issues

91

12.30%

89

12.03%

0.87

Bladder issues

12

1.62%

19

2.57%

0.20

Neurologic

< 10

0.95%

12

1.62%

0.25

Muscle weakness

< 10

0.27%

< 10

0.27%

1.00

Nervous

17

2.30%

20

2.70%

0.62

Cardiac

17

2.30%

11

1.49%

0.25

PVD

< 10

0.14%

< 10

0.00%

0.32

Respiratory

19

2.57%

19

2.57%

1.00

Digestive

37

5.00%

11

1.49%

<0.001*

Urinary

14

1.89%

11

1.49%

0.55

Device

45

6.08%

172

23.24%

<0.001*

Shock

< 10

0.54%

< 10

0.00%

0.045*

Hematoma

11

1.49%

33

4.46%

<0.001*

Puncture

14

1.89%

24

3.24%

0.10

Infection

33

4.46%

40

5.41%

0.40

Anemia

150

20.27%

135

18.24%

0.32

ARDS

31

4.19%

15

2.03%

0.02*

PE

< 10

0.41%

< 10

0.68%

0.48

DVT

< 10

1.22%

20

2.70%

0.039*

Shock - trauma

< 10

0.81%

< 10

0.00%

0.014*

Infection - trauma

33

4.46%

40

5.41%

0.40

Any complication

339

45.8%

430

58.1%

<0.001*

Table 3

Cervical spine surgery patients demographics, hospital characteristics, and complications

Cervical surgery patients

Bariatric (N = 233)

Morbidly obese (N = 233)

P value

Age

52.73 ± 12.43

52.41 ± 10.83

0.767

Gender (% female)

123 (52.8%)

127 (54.5%)

0.71

Invasiveness

6.89 ± 2.36

6.85 ± 2.37

0.855

Hospital LOS

6.64 ± 8.07

4.24 ± 3.97

<0.001*

Bowel issues

17

7.30%

32

13.73%

0.02*

Bladder issues

< 10

2.15%

< 10

3.43%

0.39

Neurologic

< 10

2.15%

11

4.72%

0.13

Muscle weakness

< 10

0.00%

< 10

0.86%

0.16

Dysphagia

11

4.72%

< 10

1.72%

0.07

Nervous

< 10

0.86%

15

6.44%

<0.001*

Cardiac

< 10

1.29%

< 10

2.58%

0.31

PVD

< 10

0.00%

< 10

0.00%

Respiratory

< 10

3.00%

< 10

2.15%

0.56

Digestive

< 10

1.72%

< 10

0.00%

0.04*

Urinary

< 10

1.29%

< 10

0.43%

0.32

Device

< 10

3.00%

42

18.03%

<0.001*

Shock

< 10

0.43%

< 10

0.00%

0.32

Hematoma

< 10

2.58%

< 10

1.72%

0.52

Puncture

< 10

1.29%

< 10

2.58%

0.32

Infection

< 10

2.58%

< 10

1.72%

0.52

Anemia

22

9.44%

14

6.01%

0.17

ARDS

15

6.44%

11

4.72%

0.42

PE

< 10

0.00%

< 10

0.86%

0.16

DVT

< 10

1.29%

< 10

1.29%

1.00

Shock - trauma

< 10

1.29%

< 10

0.00%

0.08

Infection - trauma

< 10

2.58%

< 10

1.72%

0.52

Any complication

79

33.9%

187

80.3%

<0.001*

The correct tables are shown below:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter G. Passias
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Samantha R. Horn
    • 1
  • Dennis Vasquez-Montes
    • 1
  • Nicholas Shepard
    • 1
  • Frank A. Segreto
    • 1
  • Cole A. Bortz
    • 1
  • Gregory W. Poorman
    • 1
  • Cyrus M. Jalai
    • 1
  • Charles Wang
    • 1
  • Nicholas Stekas
    • 1
  • Nicholas J. Frangella
    • 1
  • Chloe Deflorimonte
    • 1
  • Bassel G. Diebo
    • 3
  • Micheal Raad
    • 4
  • Shaleen Vira
    • 1
  • Jason A. Horowitz
    • 5
  • Daniel M. Sciubba
    • 4
  • Hamid Hassanzadeh
    • 5
  • Renaud Lafage
    • 6
  • John Afthinos
    • 7
  • Virginie Lafage
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryNYU Langone Medical Center-Orthopaedic HospitalNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery, New York Spine InstituteNYU Medical Center – Orthopaedic HospitalNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgerySUNY Downstate Medical CenterBrooklynUSA
  4. 4.Department of NeurosurgeryJohns Hopkins Medical CenterBaltimoreUSA
  5. 5.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Virginia Medical CenterCharlottesvilleUSA
  6. 6.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryHospital for Special SurgeryNew York CityUSA
  7. 7.Staten Island University HospitalStaten IslandUSA

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