Wound infections in reconstructive spine surgery

Academic Article


  • The development of a wound infection following reconstructive spine surgery depends on a multitude of factors. Although the diagnosis is often difficult, prompt recognition of the infection through appropriate testing is vital. Diagnosis should result in aggressive, surgical treatment combined with systemic antibiotics. Ultimately, though, the best treatment is prevention.
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  • Theiss SM; Lonstein JE; Winter RB
  • Start Page

  • 105
  • End Page

  • 110
  • Volume

  • 27
  • Issue

  • 1