Prevalencia de estudios complementarios en sujetos con afecciones de columna en un hospital público de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Estudio transversal descriptivo

Palabras clave: Argentina, dolor de la región lumbar, dolor de cuello, diagnóstico por imagen, hospitales públicos


Objetivo: Determinar la prevalencia de estudios complementarios (EC) en sujetos con afecciones de columna que acuden al Servicio de Kinesiología de un hospital público de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires. Como objetivos secundarios, nos planteamos calcular costos directos producto de los EC en sujetos con dolor lumbar (DL), dolor cervical (DC) y prevalencia de banderas rojas en DL.

Materiales y método: Estudio transversal. Se incluyeron sujetos con afección de columna vertebral, mayores de 18 años y que firmaron el consentimiento informado.

Resultados: La prevalencia de EC para la población general fue de 83%. El 87,5% de los sujetos con DL presentó al menos una bandera roja. El costo total de los EC fue de $210133 (US$3431) y el costo promedio por sujeto fue de $1129 (US$18) en la población general.

Conclusión: La prevalencia de EC de los sujetos con afecciones de columna fue del 83%, lo que generó un costo promedio de $1129 (US$18) por sujeto. Al evaluar la presencia de banderas rojas, el 87,5% de los sujetos con DL presentó al menos una.


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Soliño, S., Calvo Delfino, M., De la Rúa, M., Mignone, F., Navarro, E., Pierobon, A., Salzberg , S., Porollan, J. C., Snaider, C., Vera Amor, J. S., Vuoto, T., & Policastro, P. (2022). Prevalencia de estudios complementarios en sujetos con afecciones de columna en un hospital público de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires. Argentinian Journal of Respiratory & Physical Therapy, 4(2), 32 - 39.