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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00586-014-3542-1
  • Journal Name: European Spine Journal
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.3-11
  • Keywords: SF-36, Adult spinal deformity, Impact on HRQL, IQOLA project, Chronic diseases, COST-EFFECTIVENESS, SCOLIOSIS, SURGERY, PREVALENCE, COMPLICATIONS, VALIDATION, PARAMETERS, OUTCOMES
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

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.