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By David Bennett Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon in the United States
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25100781/deep-surgical-site-infection-following-2344-growing-rod-procedures-for-early-onset-scoliosis-risk-factors-and-clinical-consequences
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Nima Kabirian, Behrooz A Akbarnia, Jeff B Pawelek, Milad Alam, Gregory M Mundis, Ricardo Acacio, George H Thompson, David S Marks, Adrian Gardner, Paul D Sponseller, David L Skaggs
BACKGROUND: Deep surgical site infection may change the course of growing-rod treatment of early-onset scoliosis. Our goal was to assess the effect of this complication on subsequent treatment. METHODS: A multicenter international database was retrospectively reviewed; 379 patients treated with growing-rod surgery and followed for a minimum of two years were identified. Deep surgical site infection was defined as any infection requiring surgical intervention. RESULTS: Forty-two patients (11...
August 6, 2014: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
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