Outcomes analysis can provide new directions for the management of patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery

  • Ian White
  • Greg Doak


NMDA NMDA Receptor Epidural Morphine Postoperative Pain Relief Spinal Opioid 
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L’analyse de lévolution postopératoire: nouvelles orientations pour la chirurgie de la colonne lombaire


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian White
    • 1
  • Greg Doak
  1. 1.University of Manitoba, Saint Boniface General HospitalWinnipegCanada

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