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Racial Disparities in Patients Undergoing Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Multi-Site Study | Comron Saifi, MD

Keywords: racial disparities in cervical spine surgery,drivers of hospital length of stay,socioeconomic disparities in surgical care,social determinants of health,racial inequities in surgical outcomes
2021 Annual Meeting | Abstracts - Top Reviewed Sweet Sixteen Pt. II
The present study hypothesized that African American/Black patients were more likely to experience longer length of stay following ACDF, given this previous finding within ACDF literature. Additionally, we expected African American patients to experience more adverse outcomes post-operatively due to socioeconomical and structural factors.