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  • Condition: Upper Cervical Epidural Abscess (UCEA)
  • Journal: Nagoya journal of medical science
  • Treatment Used: Antibiotics and Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 53
  • Published —
This study determined the treatments in patients with upper cervical (occiput-C2) epidural abscess (UCEA).
  • Condition: Atlantoaxial Pott's Disease
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: Tubular Refractory System
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This study reports a case of a patient with atlantoxial Pott's disease who was treated with surgery using the transtubular transoral approach.
  • Condition: Spinal Epidural Abscess
  • Journal: Folia medica
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 34
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In this study, researchers sought to determine the best treatment for spinal epidural abscesses.
  • Condition: Isolated Septic Facet Joints
  • Journal: Skeletal radiology
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Decompression
  • Number of Patients: 62
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This study investigated the clinical outcomes of patients with isolated septic facet joints that present as spondylodiscitis.
  • Condition: Spinal Epidural Abscess
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Biportal Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 13
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of having biportal endoscopic (minimally invasive) spinal surgery for the treatment of a spinal epidural abscess.
  • Condition: Haematogenous Spondylodiscitis in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis
  • Journal: Spine
  • Treatment Used: Surgery, Antibiotics
  • Number of Patients: 36
  • Published —
This study analyzed the characteristics of spondylodiscitis (spinal infection) in patients with liver cirrhosis and evaluated the outcome of surgery.
  • Condition: group B streptococcal panspinal epidural abscess
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: ceftriaxone and linezolid
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The purpose of the review was to present a case of a patient with diabetes who presented with a group B streptococcal panspinal epidural abscess and was treated with ceftriaxone followed by linezolid.
  • Condition: Pyogenic Spondylitis
  • Journal: Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong)
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy (PED)
  • Number of Patients: 24
  • Published —
This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of percutaneous endoscopic discectomy for the treatment of patients with pyogenic spondylitis (infections of the spine which involve the vertebrae, intervertebral disc, paraspinal soft tissue, or epidural space).
  • Condition: Iliopsoas Abscess
  • Journal: BMC musculoskeletal disorders
  • Treatment Used: Various
  • Number of Patients: 15
  • Published —
In this study, researchers sought to determine the best treatment for iliopsoas abscesses.
  • Condition: Lumbosacral Lipomas (LLs)
  • Journal: BMC neurology
  • Treatment Used: Urgent Surgical Removal and Targeted Antibiotic Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 2
  • Published —
These case reports describe patients diagnosed with lumbosacral lipomas (LL) treated with urgent surgical removal and targeted antibiotic therapy (one case).
  • Condition: Various Spinal Disorders
  • Journal: Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research
  • Treatment Used: Open or Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TILF)
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using an open or minimally invasive TILF to treat patients with various spinal disorders.
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