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Thursday, May 26, 2016
Smoking and Tobacco
Neck spinal surgery
What is a safe blood nicotine level for neck spinal surgery?
Zero. Smoking at any level substantially impairs healing.
Rob Crane, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University