The Effect of Using a Dose of Prophylactic Antibiotics on Spondylodiscitis in Lumbar Disc Surgery


Diren F., ÖNAL M. B. , Can H., Kircelli A.

JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH IN MEDICINE-JAREM, vol.10, no.2, pp.106-110, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jarem.galenos.2018.2333
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH IN MEDICINE-JAREM
  • Page Numbers: pp.106-110

Abstract

Objective: Although spondylodiscitis seen after lumbar discectomy is very rare, its incidence has been reported to be around 0.1-18.8% by many different authors. The most common pathogen is Staphylococcus aureus.