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  • 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
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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
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This study analyzed the characteristics of spondylodiscitis (spinal infection) in patients with liver cirrhosis and evaluated the outcome of surgery.
  • Condition: Pyogenic Spondylitis
  • Journal: Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong)
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy (PED)
  • Number of Patients: 24
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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: group B streptococcal panspinal epidural abscess
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: ceftriaxone and linezolid
  • Number of Patients: 1
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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: Iliopsoas Abscess
  • Journal: BMC musculoskeletal disorders
  • Treatment Used: Various
  • Number of Patients: 15
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In this study, researchers sought to determine the best treatment for iliopsoas abscesses.
  • 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
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This study compared the clinical outcome of using an open or minimally invasive TILF to treat patients with various spinal disorders.
  • Condition: Cervical Epidural Abscess
  • Journal: Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Antibiotic-based Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 16
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In this study, researchers sought to determine the best treatment for cervical epidural abscesses in children.
  • Condition: Infectious Discitis with Ventral Epidural Abscess
  • Journal: Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.)
  • Treatment Used: Minimally Invasive Cervical Pedicle Screw (CPS) Placement With a Freehand Technique Through the Posterolateral Approach Using a Tubular Retractor
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report discusses a 77-year-old man diagnosed with infectious discitis with ventral epidural abscess extending from C6 to T1 treated with, first, cervical pedicle screw (CPS) placement with a freehand technique through the tubular retractor, and posterolateral fusion with cancellous iliac bone chips after 2 rod connections. Second, a C6-7 discectomy with partial upper bony resection of the C7 body was performed through an anterior approach.
  • Condition: Infective spondylodiscitis with paravertebral or epidural abscess
  • Journal: The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous suction aspiration and drainage
  • Number of Patients: 52
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of percutaneous suction aspiration and drainage on infective spondylodiscitis with paravertebral or epidural abscess.
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