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Better guidelines needed to manage postoperative spine infection

Better guidelines needed to manage postoperative spine infection
August 2, 2019
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Implant infection after spinal fusion correlated with pedicle screw loosening, ongoing pain

October 1, 2018
Investigators found implant infections are correlated with pedicle screw loosening and ongoing pain that can lead to the need for revision surgery after spinal fusion. …
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Increased physician awareness may decrease infection incidence, implant cost

September 13, 2018
Recently published results showed a decrease in craniotomy and ventricular shunt infection incidence, as well as significant cost savings, when physician awareness of…
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VIDEO: Parvizi discusses hot topics of International Consensus Meeting on Musculoskeletal Infection

July 27, 2018
PHILADELPHIA At the International Consensus Meeting on Musculoskeletal Infection, Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS, spoke about the topics the delegates are debating…
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Preoperative narcotic use associated with reduced postoperative quality of life

Spine Surgery Today, November/December 2015
NEW ORLEANS — Increased narcotic use was associated with worse short-term and long-term outcomes among patients…
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VIDEO: Alamin on PCR assay of excised intervertebral discs from patients undergoing single level primary lumbar microdiscectomy

July 16, 2015
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VIDEO: Parvizi discusses hot topics of International Consensus Meeting on Musculoskeletal Infection

July 27, 2018
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