Editorial. Adult spinal deformity surgery: is there a need for a second attending?

Thomas J. Buell MD and Justin S. Smith MD, PhD
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  • Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Justin S. Smith: jss7f@virginia.edu.

ACCOMPANYING ARTICLE DOI: 10.3171/2020.3.SPINE2016.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online July 10, 2020; DOI: 10.3171/2020.4.SPINE20465.

Disclosures Dr. Smith reports being a consultant for and receiving royalties from Zimmer Biomet and NuVasive; being a consultant for and receiving study group research grants from DePuy Synthes; being a consultant for Stryker and Carlsmed; having stock ownership in Alphatec; receiving fellowship funding and research support from AOSpine; and receiving fellowship funding from the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF).

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