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Most back pain patients halt opioid use after surgery

(HealthDay)—Duration of preoperative opioid use appears to be the most important predictor of sustained opioid use following back surgery, according to a study published in the June 6 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint ...

Jul 13, 2018
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Inferior vena cava filter trends over two decades

Inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement and retrieval procedures have markedly declined over the last decade from previous large growth in Medicare beneficiaries, according to a new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute ...

Jul 05, 2018
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