Indian Spine Journal

SYMPOSIUM POST SURGICAL SPINE INFECTION
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 32--45

The spine clinics – Postoperative spinal infections - Clinical scenarios


Bidre Upendra1, Rishi M Kanna2, Ketan Khurjekar3, Bijjawara Mahesh1, Siddharth A Badve4 
1 Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Vitus Spine Care and Research, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Sancheti Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
4 Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, Hartsville, SC, United States

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Bidre Upendra
Vitus Spine Care and Research, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru - 560 052, Karnataka
India

This section of the symposium brings four different clinical scenarios in patients presenting with postoperative surgical site infections (SSI) after spine surgery. The patients were managed in various medical centres having different infrastructures and different spine care professionals. The spine clinics aims at providing the reader with an overview of the difficult scenarios faced in the setting of postoperative spinal infection and the different lines of treatment chosen by the attending spine surgeons at their centres. The section ends with few literature supported guidelines in the management of surgical site infection (SSI) after spine surgery.


How to cite this article:
Upendra B, Kanna RM, Khurjekar K, Mahesh B, Badve SA. The spine clinics – Postoperative spinal infections - Clinical scenarios.Indian Spine J 2018;1:32-45


How to cite this URL:
Upendra B, Kanna RM, Khurjekar K, Mahesh B, Badve SA. The spine clinics – Postoperative spinal infections - Clinical scenarios. Indian Spine J [serial online] 2018 [cited 2021 Jan 23 ];1:32-45
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