The impact of deep surgical site infection on surgical outcomes after posterior adult spinal deformity surgery: a matched control study


Haddad S., Nunez-Pereira S., Pigrau C., Rodriguez-Pardo D., Vila-Casademunt A., Alanay A. , ...More

European Spine Journal, vol.27, no.10, pp.2518-2528, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00586-018-5583-3
  • Title of Journal : European Spine Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.2518-2528

Abstract

Purpose The impact of deep surgical site infection (SSI) on surgical outcomes after adult spinal deformity (ASD) surgery is still unclear. We aimed to study the morbidity of SSI in ASD and its impact on deformity correction and functional outcome.