Postoperative spinal infections

Michael Murray*, Wellington K Hsu

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Abstract

With modern surgical techniques and perioperative antibiotics, spinal infection after surgery is relatively uncommon. Certain patient and surgical treatments are however at higher risk and should be treated with extra caution. This chapter will review the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of postoperative spinal infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpine Surgery Basics
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages501-508
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783642341267
ISBN (Print)9783642341250
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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Infection
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutics

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  • Medicine(all)

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Murray, M., & Hsu, W. K. (2014). Postoperative spinal infections. In Spine Surgery Basics (pp. 501-508). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34126-7_38
Murray, Michael ; Hsu, Wellington K. / Postoperative spinal infections. Spine Surgery Basics. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014. pp. 501-508
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