Nontuberculous pyogenic spinal infection in adults: a 12-year experience from a tertiary referral center.

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Nontuberculous pyogenic spinal infection in adults: a 12-year experience from a tertiary referral center.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2006 Nov 1;31(23):2695-700

Authors: Butler JS, Shelly MJ, Timlin M, Powderly WG, O’Byrne JM

We performed a retrospective review of 48 cases of pyogenic spinal infection presenting over a 12-year period to the National Spinal Injuries Unit (NSIU) of the Republic of Ireland. The NSIU is the tertiary referral center for all adult spinal injuries and diseases of the spine warranting surgical intervention in the Republic of Ireland.

PMID: 17077738 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]