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Lumbar spinal stenosis epidemiology

Lumbar spinal stenosis is a common degenerative spine disease of the lumbar spine.

Recent epidemiological studies have shown that the incidence of lumbar spinal stenosis is approximately 5.7% and increases with age, especially among 70 to 79-year-olds 1).

The number of LSS operations in various countries is increasing, partly due to ageing of the population 2) 3) 4).

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Ciol MA, Deyo RA, Howell E, et al. An assessment of surgery for spinal stenosis: time trends, geographic variations, complications, and reoperations. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1996;44:285–290.
Deyo R, Gray D, Kreuter W, et al. United States trends in lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative conditions. Spine. 2005;30:1441–1445. doi: 10.1097/01.brs.0000166503.37969.8a.
Jansson K-Å, Németh G, Granath F, Jönsson B, Blomqvist P. Health-related quality of life (EG-5D) before and one year after surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. J Bone Jt Surg (Br) 2009;91-B:211–216.
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