Infection rates with spinal fusion in neuromuscular scoliosis

to identify the rate of infections caused by Gram-negative organisms in children undergoing spinal fusion for neuromuscular scoliosis in this institution and also to to yield pilot data for a proposed prospective trial studying the use of local Gram-negative covering antibiotics placed prophylactically within the wounds of this population at the time of surgery to try and decrease rates of infection.

August 09, 2017