Management of Pyogenic Spinal Infection, review of literature

Aljawadi, A, Jahangir, N, Jeelani, A, Ferguson, Z, Niazi, N, Arnall, FA and Pillai, A 2019, 'Management of Pyogenic Spinal Infection, review of literature' , Journal of orthopaedics, 16 (6) , pp. 508-512.

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Abstract

To evaluate the available evidence for the management of Pyogenic Spinal Infection (PSI). A comprehensive search for the relevant literature published between 1990 and 2018 to evaluate the management of PSI was conducted.Nonoperative management of carefully selected patients for an adequate duration of antibiotics can result in satisfactory outcomes with low recurrence rate. When there is an indication for surgery, posterior approach, with or without debridement of infected tissue reported to be associated with good outcomes. Studies with larger sample sizes and longer duration of follow up are recommended to formulate more comprehensive evidence. [Abstract copyright: Crown Copyright © 2019 Published by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of Professor P K Surendran Memorial Education Foundation. All rights reserved.]

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Additional Information: ** From PubMed via Jisc Publications Router **Journal IDs: pissn 0972-978X **Article IDs: pubmed: 31680742; pii: S0972-978X(19)30402-7; pmc: PMC6818362 **History: accepted 11-08-2019; submitted 22-07-2019
Uncontrolled Keywords: Discitis, Infection, Management, Spine, Spondylitis, Surgery
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of orthopaedics
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0972-978X
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Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2019 10:22
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2019 10:22
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/53095

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