A decision analysis to identify the ideal treatment for adult spinal deformity: is surgery better than non-surgical treatment in improving health-related quality of life and decreasing the disease burden?

Acaroglu E., Yavuz A. C. , Guler U. O. , YÜKSEL S. , Yavuz Y., Domingo-Sabat M., ...More

EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL, vol.25, no.8, pp.2390-2400, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00586-016-4413-8
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.2390-2400


Adult spinal deformity (ASD) is a major public health problem. There are pros and cons of the available treatment alternatives (surgical or non-surgical) and it had been difficult to identify the best treatment modality.