Delayed infections after posterior TSRH spinal instrumentation for idiopathic scoliosis: revisited.


OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of delayed infections in idiopathic scoliosis treated with TSRH instrumentation, proper wound management after instrumentation removal, and whether the previously identified bacterial trend remains consistent. METHODS All patients with idiopathic scoliosis > or =2 years after surgery with posterior TSRH instrumentation… (More)