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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
 Osteoporosis 91
 Poor nutrition21
 Traumatic injury20
 Coronary artery disease20
 Rheumatoid arthritis11
 High BMI10
 Low BMI10
Infection germ
Staphylococcus 172
E. coli 20
Pseudomonas 20
Proteus 10
 Hyperbaric oxygen316
 Wet dressing317
 Nutrition supply11
 Low back pain90
 Nutrition supply10
 Expiry (sepsis)01

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