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If You or Someone You Care For



Has Had Spine Surgery

We would like to hear about measures taken to prevent blood clots [venous thromboembolic events such as deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolus (PE)] before, during, and after spine surgery. Your feedback will help develop questions for a future evidence-based clinical practice guideline for healthcare professionals to help provide care to other patients undergoing spine surgery.
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Has Experienced a Spine Compression Fracture

We are seeking input on your experiences with spine compression fracture(s), a type of fractured vertebra. Your feedback will help develop questions for future evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for healthcare professionals to help provide care to other patients with compression fractures.
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Responses will be kept confidential and no identifying information will be collected. If you have questions or concerns, please email guidelines@spine.org or call 630-230-3692.


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Patient Q & A

The North American Spine Society is pleased to provide resources for patients. In this section, you’ll find basic information about the spine, Patient Q&As, videos, success stories from other patients, and more. If you are in need of a spine care professional, please visit our Find a Specialist feature.

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