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Research Article

Management of Deep Infection after Instrumentation on Lumbar Spinal Surgery in a Single Institution

Table 2

Underlying diseases, infection germ, treatments, and outcome in patients with postoperative infection.

Implant groupNonimplant group

Underlying diseases
 Diabetes154
 Hypertension153
 Osteoporosis 91
 Poor nutrition21
 Traumatic injury20
 Coronary artery disease20
 Uremia20
 Rheumatoid arthritis11
 High BMI10
 Low BMI10
 Cancer02
 Hyperthyroidism01
 Nil40
Infection germ
Staphylococcus 172
 MRSA93
 ORSA02
E. coli 20
Pseudomonas 20
Proteus 10
Treatments
 Antibiotics317
 Hyperbaric oxygen316
 Wet dressing317
 Nutrition supply11
Outcome
 Good206
 Low back pain90
 Neuralgia10
 Nutrition supply10
 Expiry (sepsis)01

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