Percutaneous minimal invasive stabilisation of pyogenic thoracal and lumbar spondylodiscitis: Long-term follow-up of 70 patients

Ulrich Hubbe, Victoria Ohla, Martin Deininger, Ronen Sircar, Evangelos Kogias, Marie T. Krüger, Christian Scheiwe & Jan-Helge Klingler
Objective: Most adult patients with pyogenic lumbar or thoracic spondylodiscitis are treated with an external orthosis and antimicrobial therapy for several weeks to months. If surgical intervention is required, a combined anterior and posterior approach for debridement and fusion with autologous bone[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]