Trend and Profile of Spine Procedure in Rural Area: Four years' Experience from A Single Tertiary Hospital in Klaten Regency, Indonesia

Wisnu Baskoro, Muhammad Kamil, Ayu Yoniko Christi, Muhammad Fakhri Raiyan Pratama, Pandu Wicaksono, Muhammad Faris, Eko Agus Subagio

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Abstract

Introduction: In Indonesia, spine procedure including surgery was increasing in the current years. However, there was a lack of data about it in Indonesia as a developing country. We collected and described all of spine procedure that had been done in a single center in Klaten regency as a representative of the facilities at rural area in developing settings. Method: This is a retrospective study including all patients who were undergoing spine procedure in the Department of Neurosurgery Dr Soeradji Tirtonegoro Central Public hospital of Klaten during the period of study from January 2019 to December 2022. The number of spine procedures was recorded and plotted in a pie chart and bar diagram. The data consisting pathology of the spine, spinal level affected, and type of procedure were obtained from medical records. Result: In the last four years, out of 210 cases in total, there was an increasing pattern of spine procedure with degenerative condition being the most common pathology of our cases. Lumbar region is the highly affected level of spine and our procedures mainly consisted of spine instrumentation. Conclusion: Even a rural area in developing country has a huge potency to develop advanced spine procedures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-44
Number of pages4
JournalMalaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2024

Keywords

  • Developing country
  • Rural health care
  • Spine procedure
  • Spine surgery
  • Trends

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