Article http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijcemr.2024.04.010

Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Spinal Surgical Site Infections


Longhui Yuan*, Xukai Zeng

The First Hospital Affiliated to Hunan Normal University (Hunan Provincial People's Hospital), Changsha, Hunan, China.

*Corresponding author: Longhui Yuan

Published: May 23,2024


Surgical site infections are a significant postoperative complication of spinal surgery, with an incidence ranging from 1% to 9%. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines a surgical site infection as an infection related to surgery that occurs within one year of the procedure and leads to a deep soft tissue infection at the incision site. Surgery-related infection occurs within one year of surgery, affecting the deep soft tissues of the incision. It is characterized by at least one of the following: 1) drainage of pus from the deep incision; 2) natural fissure or Pus discharge from the deep incision; 3) natural fissure or purulent discharge from the incision, accompanied by fever and localized pain; 4) surgical exploration or imaging examinations indicating deep soft tissue infections. Surgical exploration or imaging examination revealed a deep abscess; 5) clinicians based on clinical evidence diagnosed deep incision infection deep incisional infection diagnosed by clinicians based on clinical evidence. Spinal surgical site infections prolong treatment time, in-crease treatment costs, and can even raise mortality rates. Therefore, it is crucial to prevent spinal surgical infections to ensure medical safety.


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How to cite this paper

Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Spinal Surgical Site Infections

How to cite this paper: Longhui Yuan, Xukai Zeng. (2024) Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Spinal Surgical Site InfectionsInternational Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Research8(2), 248-251.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijcemr.2024.04.010