Manuela Tinca

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Nosocomial infections after spinal surgery are relatively uncommon but potentially serious. The goal of diagnostic evaluation is to determine the extent of infection and identify the microorganism involved. Neuroimaging provides accurate information on correct topography, localization and propagation of the infection. Microbiological data are able to give(More)
S pondylodiskitis, spinal epidural abscess and meningitis are relatively uncommon but potentially serious postoperative complications of spinal surgery [1-4]. These infections involving the CNS place them among the most serious of hospital-acquired infections with mortality ranges from 5% to 33%, and persistent neurological abnormalities (weakness,(More)
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