Surgical site infection following spine surgery

Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics | Vol 4 | Issue 2 |  July-Dec 2019 | page:38-44 | Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary, Dr. Gautam Zaveri

Author: Kshitij Chaudhary [1], Gautam Zaveri [1]

[1] Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center, Mumbai
[2] Department of Spine Surgery, Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre.

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Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary
Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center, Mumbai


Surgical site infection in spine surgery is a devastating complication not only from a medical perspective but also from an economic standpoint. Early detection and debridement are necessary, especially if one has to retain the instrumentation. In late infection, if the fusion is confirmed, implant exit can be performed to better treat the infection. The current review focuses on the decision making in Surgical site infections in Spine Surgery
Keywords: Surgical site infection, Spine Surgery, implant


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How to Cite this article: Chaudhary K, Zaveri G. Surgical site infection following spine surgery. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics July-Dec 2019;4(2):38-44.

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