Complications and Mortality after Lumbar Spinal Fusion in Elderly Patients with Late Stage Renal Disease

      BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Lumbar spinal fusion surgeries are common in elderly patients, who are well-known to have increased comorbidity burden. Elderly patients with severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) represent a population with poorly understood mortality and complication rates following spine surgery.
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