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Overlooking Regression to the Mean Leads to Unwarranted Interpretations: Letter Concerning, “Do Obese and Extremely Obese Patients Lose Weight after Lumbar Spine Fusions? Analysis of a Cohort of 7303 Patients from the Kaiser National Spine Registry”

Kroeger, Cynthia, M.; Thomas, Diana, M.; Siu, Cynthia, O.; Allison, David, B.

doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002564

Department of Mathematical Sciences, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 10996

COS & Associates Ltd., Central, Hong Kong.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, Bloomington IN, 47404

The manuscript submitted does not contain information about medical device(s)/drug(s).

NIH grants (F32DK107157, R25DK099080, R25HL124208, and R25GM116167) funds were received in support of this work.

No relevant financial activities outside the submitted work.

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