Postoperative Spine and VEPTR Infections in Children: A Case-Control Study.

TitlePostoperative Spine and VEPTR Infections in Children: A Case-Control Study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsFarley FA, Li Y, Gilsdorf JR, Vanderhave KL, Hensinger RN, Speers M, Childers D, Caird MS
JournalJournal of pediatric orthopedics
Volume34
Issue1
Pagination14-21
Date Published2014 Jan
Abstract

Surgical site infection (SSI) after pediatric scoliosis surgery is a major cause of morbidity. We compared the odds ratios of various potential risk factors for infection among patients who developed a deep SSI following spinal deformity surgery and those who remained infection free.

DOI10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-303946
Alternate JournalJ Pediatr Orthop