Posterior spondylodesis in thoraco-lumbar spondylodiscitis: advantages of percutaneous procedures compared to open surgery

I. Balakhadze, V. Rohde & R.M. Martinez-Olivera
Objective: Spondylodiscitis and spinal epidural abscesses with severely septic and neurological complications are life-threatening diseases, which require urgent treatment. Acute spondylodiscitis requires treatment with surgical spondylodesis of the affected vertebrae. Surgical- and comorbidities-related[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]