Is Postoperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Needed for the Management of Surgical Site Infection after Spinal Instrumentation Surgery ?

@inproceedings{Numasawa2017IsPA,
  title={Is Postoperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Needed for the Management of Surgical Site Infection after Spinal Instrumentation Surgery ?},
  author={Takuya Numasawa and Atsushi Ono and Kanichiro Wada and Yoshihito Yamasaki and Gentaro Kumagai and Toru Yokoyama and Kazumasa Ueyama and Satoshi Toh and Yasuyuk Ishibashi},
  year={2017}
}
Background: It is widely accepted that postoperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis (AMP) is effective in reducing the risk of surgical site infections (SSI) following spinal surgery. After publication of the Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1999, a large number of studies confirmed the… CONTINUE READING