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2022 Jan 15

Eur Spine J

Non-specific spondylodiscitis: a new perspective for surgical treatment.


Giampaolini N, Berdini M, Rotini M, Palmisani R, Specchia N, Martiniani M
Eur Spine J. 2022 Jan 15.
PMID: 35031861.


Pyogenic spondylodiscitis is a relatively rare spinal disease; non-specific spondylodiscitis (NSS) cases are increasing. This study aims to identify if changes of inflammatory markers under antibiotic therapy can be used to determine which NSS patients can benefit from surgical indication earlier than others.