Impact on health related quality of life of adult spinal deformity (ASD) compared with other chronic conditions

Pellise F., Vila-Casademunt A., Ferrer M., Domingo-Sabat M., Bago J., Perez-Grueso F. J. S. , ...More

European Spine Journal, vol.24, no.1, pp.3-11, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00586-014-3542-1
  • Title of Journal : European Spine Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.3-11


Medical and health policy providers should be aware of the impact of adult spinal deformity (ASD) on health-related quality of life (HRQL). The purpose of this study was to compare the relative burden of four chronic conditions with that of ASD.