Surgical results in patients with tuberculosis of the spine and severe lower-extremity motor deficits: a retrospective study of 48 patients.

Abstract

OBJECT Significant numbers of patients with spinal tuberculosis (TB), especially in developing countries, still present late after disease onset with severe neurological deficits. The authors conducted a study to assess the outcome in these patients. METHODS Fifty-nine patients with spinal TB and severe motor deficits underwent surgery at the authors… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Kiran2007SurgicalRI, title={Surgical results in patients with tuberculosis of the spine and severe lower-extremity motor deficits: a retrospective study of 48 patients.}, author={Narayanam Anantha Sai Sai Kiran and Sandeep Vaishya and Shashank Sharad Kale and Bhavani Shankar Sharma and Ashok Mahapatra}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine}, year={2007}, volume={6 4}, pages={320-6} }