Pharmacokinetics of single-dose cefuroxime in porcine intervertebral disc and vertebral cancellous bone determined by microdialysis.

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BACKGROUND Pyogenic spondylodiscitis is associated with prolonged antimicrobial therapy and high relapse rates. Nevertheless, tissue pharmacokinetic studies of relevant antimicrobials in both prophylactic and therapeutic situations are still sparse. Previous approaches based on bone biopsy and discectomy exhibit important methodological limitations… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.spinee.2015.11.031

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