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Postoperative Spine and VEPTR Infections in Children: A Case-Control Study.
|Title||Postoperative Spine and VEPTR Infections in Children: A Case-Control Study.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Authors||Farley FA, Li Y, Gilsdorf JR, Vanderhave KL, Hensinger RN, Speers M, Childers D, Caird MS|
|Journal||Journal of pediatric orthopedics|
|Date Published||2014 Jan|
Surgical site infection (SSI) after pediatric scoliosis surgery is a major cause of morbidity. We compared the odds ratios of various potential risk factors for infection among patients who developed a deep SSI following spinal deformity surgery and those who remained infection free.
|Alternate Journal||J Pediatr Orthop|