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  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for Perioperative Spine: Preoperative Osteoporosis Assessment

    Length: 27:30 minutes

    This evidence-based clinical guideline provides a recommendation that patients with suspected osteoporosis undergo preoperative assessment and be appropriately counseled about the risk of postoperative adverse events if osteoporosis is confirmed. In addition, preoperative optimization of BMD with select treatments improves certain patient outcomes.  


    J. Bradley Elder, MD

    John Dimar, MD

    Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD

    Rushikesh Joshi, MD 

    Click here to access guideline on CNS website.

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