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Research & Reviews  108 results

Spinal infections in the north-east of Scotland: a retrospective analysis.
https://doi.org/10.1308/rcsann.2022.0062
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; Veljanoski D, Tonna I et. al.

Jul 30th, 2022 - Spinal infection (SI) is uncommon and patients present with varied clinical features. In this review, the presentation, investigation, treatment and outcome of patients with SI in the north-east of Scotland were assessed. Electronic medical record...

A case report of Klebsiella aerogenes-caused lumbar spine infection identified by metag...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9288078
BMC Infectious Diseases; Gu H, Cai Q et. al.

Jul 16th, 2022 - The early clinical diagnosis of spinal infections in elderly patients with recessive or atypical symptoms is difficult. Klebsiella aerogenes is a common opportunistic bacterium that can infect the respiratory tract, urinary tract, and even the cen...

Spinal Infections
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1266702-overview

Jun 28th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Spinal infection may be defined as an infectious disease that affects the vertebral body, the intervertebral disk, or adjacent paraspinal tissue. [1] It accounts for 2-7% of all musculoskeletal infections. Pyogenic vertebral os...

Spinal Infections
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1266702-overview

Jun 28th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Spinal infection may be defined as an infectious disease that affects the vertebral body, the intervertebral disk, or adjacent paraspinal tissue. [1] It accounts for 2-7% of all musculoskeletal infections. Pyogenic vertebral os...

Spinal Infections
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1266702-print

Jun 28th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Spinal infection may be defined as an infectious disease that affects the vertebral body, the intervertebral disk, or adjacent paraspinal tissue.[1] It accounts for 2-7% of all musculoskeletal infections. Pyogenic vertebral ost...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Serum Based Diagnosis of and Monitoring of Infection Recovery in Orthopedic Spine Implant Infections
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04897971

Aug 30th, 2021 - Ongoing Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) infections of the spine associated with orthopedic hardware implants elicit prominent immune responses against a repertoire of proteins characteristic of the invading pathogen. Antibodies specific for thes...

Spinal Infection Management With Structural Allograft
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03265561

Nov 18th, 2019 - Spinal bone infections can involve the bone vertebra, intervertebral disc space, spinal canal and soft tissues. It generate neurological deficit in addition to the destruction of the bone that causes functional disability and significant pain (Col...

Cytokine Profiles and suPAR in Spondylodiscitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02554227

Aug 13th, 2019 - Spondylodiscitis is a primary infection of the intervertebral discs with secondary infection of the adjacent end-plates and vertebral bodies. It is relatively rare with an incidence of 2.4:100.000 and three times more common among men. The process...

Infections Following NeuroSurgery (INS)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03857295

Feb 27th, 2019 - Neurosurgery (NS) is essential for the treatment of various diseases such as malignant tumors, vascular conditions, spinal stenosis or trauma. However, one of the major complication is the occurrence of infections following NS (I-NS), with reporte...

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News  9 results

Vertebral Osteomyelitis: Is 6 Weeks of Treatment Not Enough?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/869317

Sep 29th, 2016 - Hello. Paul Auwaerter here for Medscape Infectious Diseases, speaking from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Every year, I have a handful of patients with vertebral osteomyelitis who, despite a good amount of antibiotic therapy, see...

MRI Spots Indolent Spinal Infections From Contaminated MPA
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/806487

Jun 18th, 2013 - MRI screening can help identify indolent spinal and paraspinal infections associated with injections of contaminated methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) from the New England Compounding Center (NECC), allowing for earlier treatment, say clinicians fr...

Michigan Hit Hard by Spine Infections From Contaminated MPA
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/804501

May 21st, 2013 - Michigan has had most of spinal and paraspinal infections associated with contaminated methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) from the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts, according to the Centers for Disease Control and P...

Michigan Hit Hard by Spine Infections From Contaminated MPA
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/804501

May 21st, 2013 - Michigan has had most of spinal and paraspinal infections associated with contaminated methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) from the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts, according to the Centers for Disease Control and P...

'Remain Vigilant' for Unrecognized Spinal Infections: CDC
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/776550

Dec 21st, 2012 - US health authorities alerted clinicians that some patients who received spinal or paraspinal injections with contaminated methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) from the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts, may currently ...

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