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Vacuum-assisted wound closure in postoperative spinal wound infection

Combined with antibiotic therapy, vacuum-assisted wound closure may help reduce the need for serial irrigation and debridement surgery, contributing to a decrease in overall hospital stay

Keywords : Adult,Aged,Anti-Bacterial Agents,Debridement,Female,Humans,Infection,instrumentation,Male,Middle Aged,Postoperative Care,Risk Factors,Spine,Suction,surgery,Surgical Wound Infection,therapeutic use,therapy,Treatment Outcome,Vacuum,Wound Healing,Wound Infection,, Wound,Closure,Postoperative,Spinal, pain management clinics

Date of Publication : 2007 Apr

Authors : Zehnder SW;Place HM;

Organisation : Department of Orthopedic Surgery, St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA

Journal of Publication : Orthopedics

Pubmed Link : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17424688

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