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D Cechurová, S Lacigová, M Zourek, J Gruberová, I Haladová, J Tomešová, Z Rušavý
UNLABELLED: Spinal column infection (vertebral osteomyelitis, discitis, epidural empyema/ abscess) is a rare condition, albeit its incidence has been increasing in recent years. Staphylococcus aureus is the most frequent pathogen. The routes of infection are predominantly hematogenous. Any delay in making correct diagnosis increases risk of adverse outcome of the patient. The authors present 3 case reports of patients with diabetic foot syndrome, who were diagnosed with spondylodicitis in the period of 2009- 2012, two patients had associated epidural empyema...
May 2013: Vnitr̆ní Lékar̆ství
C U Nwadinigwe, U E Anyaehie
BACKGROUND: Iatrogenic Pyogenic Spondylodicitis is a disease not commonly reported probably because of the way it is acquired, from the health practitioner. METHOD: The case of a 62 year old man that presented in our outpatient department with features of spondylodiscitis after several attempts at spinal anaesthesia at a rural hospital was reported and the literature reviewed. RESULT: The patient showed remarkable improvement few days with parenteral antibiotics and made complete recovery subsequently...
January 2011: Nigerian Journal of Medicine: Journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria
E Romero Selas, C Mugnier, P T Piechaud, R Gaston, J-L Hoepffner, S Hanna, S Cusomano
OBJECTIVES: The pathology of the pelvic floor, including the urinary incontinence, the anal incontinence and the genital prolapse, is very dominant, concerning approximately a third of the adult women. It is fundamental that this musculature supports a good function, because of the weakness of the pelvic floor produces urinary incontinence, cysto and rectocele, genital prolapses and sexual dysfunctions. The above mentioned pathology can be corrected by laparoscopic promontofixation, whatever the previous history of pelvic surgery, including the placing of prosthetic material...
November 2010: Actas Urologicas Españolas
C Mugnier, R Gaston, J L Hoepffner, T Piéchaud
Laparoscopic promontofixation often remains possible whatever the previous history of pelvic surgery, including the placing of prosthetic material. Preoperative care is standardized and is accompanied by antibiotic prophylaxis, preventive antithrombotic treatment and in the event of a history of pelvic surgery, a digestive preparation. Positioning of the patient must plan a 30 degrees Trendelenbourg position. After the introduction of trocars, initial surgery comprises interrectovaginal dissection to free the whole posterior surface of the vagina...
November 2005: Annales D'urologie
Yoshiyuki Kawano, Yusei Abe, Akira Tamura, Masaru Nasu
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June 10, 2005: Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi. the Journal of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
S O Rodiek
A targeted successful treatment of spinal infectious diseases requires clinical and laboratory data that are completed by the contribution of imaging procedures. Neuroimaging only provides essential informations on the correct topography, localisation, acuity and differential diagnosis of spinal infectious lesions. MRI with its sensitivity concerning soft tissue lesions is a useful tool in detecting infectious alterations of spinal bone marrow, intervertebral disks, leptomeninges and the spinal cord itself...
November 2001: Der Radiologe
N Derouet, B Haettich, Z Temmar, D Dugard, X Puechal
Septic arthritis of the posterior lumbar joints is extremely rare in comparison with spondylodiscitis which is much more common. We report a case of an 86-year-old women with septic arthritis of the left L4-L5 lumbar facet joint associated with endocarditis. Arthritis diagnosis was made on CT scan and MRI, infection by Staphyloccocus aureus was proved by blood cultures. Heart growth was seen by echocardiography. Twenty-three cases were reported in the literature. Clinical and biological data failed to discriminate between facet joint septic arthritis and spondylodicitis...
June 2001: Annales de Médecine Interne
X Vandemergel, M Richet, A Göcmen, P Libert, J C Sartor, Y J Robience
We report on a case of a 66 years-old patient suffering weight loss and lumbar pain, localized at L2-L3. A spondylodiscitis was revealed by CT and MRI; intervertebral disc puncture was positive for Pneumococcus Pneumoniae. The clinical evolution was good with the anti-bacterial treatment, while the patient developed a synostosis L2-L3. Incidence, bacteriology, imaging and therapy of spondylodicitis are discussed.
April 1998: Revue Médicale de Bruxelles
E Sindern, E Gläser, U Bötel, J P Malin
During 1988 to 1992 18 patients with spondylodiscitis and neurological deficits were treated in our clinic. Tuberculous spondylodiscitis was diagnosed in 4 patients and 14 suffered from non specific spondylodiscitis. The mean age was 59 years (range 25-77). 16 (89%) of the patients had risk factors like diabetes mellitus, genitourinary tract infection, respiratory tract infection, rheumatism, intervertebral disc operation and old spine fracture. MR-tomography revealed the most valuable diagnostic method. 14 patients with progressive spinal cord compression, and root lesions because of gross vertebral damage and epidural abscess underwent operative removal of the focus with intercorporal spondylodesis...
December 1993: Der Nervenarzt
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