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Minimally invasive posterior stabilization for treating spinal tuberculosis

We describe a case of dorsal-lumbar vertebral tuberculosis (Pott’s disease) first treated with antibiotic therapy, bed rest, and cast. After 2 months of treatment patient’s symptoms worsened. Minimally invasive posterior vertebral stabilization was carried out, with excellent clinic and radiographic results

Keywords : administration & dosage,Adult,Antitubercular Agents,Bed Rest,Casts,Surgical,Combined Modality Therapy,Ethambutol,Humans,Isoniazid,Italy,Magnetic Resonance Imaging,Male,Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures,Orthopedic Procedures,Pyrazinamide,Rifampin,surgery,therapeutic use,therapy,Tomography,X-Ray Computed,Tuberculosis,Tuberculosis,Spinal,, Invasive,Posterior,Stabilization,Treating, cost of hip injection

Date of Publication : 2013 Jun

Authors : Rigotti S;Boriani L;Luzi CA;Marocco S;Angheben A;Gasbarrini A;Zorzi C;

Organisation : Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Ospedale Sacro Cuore Negrar Verona, Verona, Italy. stefano.rigotti@sacrocuore.it

Journal of Publication : J Orthop Traumatol

Pubmed Link : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22358780

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