Risk factors for wound infection in surgery for spinal metastasis

  title={Risk factors for wound infection in surgery for spinal metastasis},
  author={Sai Kumar and D. van Popta and Ricardo Rodrigues-Pinto and Joe Stephenson and Saeed Mohammad and Iqbal Siddique and Raaghav Rai Verma},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
Wound infection rates are generally higher in patients undergoing surgery for spinal metastasis. Risk factors of wound infection in these patients are poorly understood. To identify demographic and clinical variables that may be associated with patients experiencing a higher wound infection rate. Retrospective study with prospectively collected data of spinal metastasis patients operated consecutively at a University Teaching Hospital, adult spine division which is a tertiary referral centre… CONTINUE READING


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