Thoracic and lumbar tuberculous spondylitis treated by posterior debridement, graft placement, and instrumentation: a retrospective analysis in 19 cases


Guzey F., Emel E., Bas N., Hacisalihoglu S., Seyithanoglu M., Karacor S., et al.

JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, cilt.3, ss.450-458, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 3 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3171/spi.2005.3.6.0450
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.450-458

Özet

Object. Surgical treatment of thoracic and lumbar tuberculous spondylitis is controversial. An anterior approach is usually recommended. The aim of the present study was to assess the efficacy of posterior debridement and the placement of posterior instrumentation for the treatment of patients with thoracic and lumbar tuberculous spondylitis.