Minimally invasive endoscopic treatment for lumbar infectious spondylitis: a retrospective study in a tertiary referral center

@inproceedings{Yang2014MinimallyIE,
  title={Minimally invasive endoscopic treatment for lumbar infectious spondylitis: a retrospective study in a tertiary referral center},
  author={Shih-Chieh Yang and T S Fu and H H Chen and Yu-Hsien Kao and Shang-won Yu and Yuan-Kun Tu},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Spinal infections remain a challenge for clinicians because of their variable presentation and complicated course. Common management approaches include conservative administration of antibiotics or aggressive surgical debridement. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of percutaneous endoscopic debridement with dilute betadine… CONTINUE READING