Obese patients at greater risk for infection after adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction

Obese patients at greater risk for infection after adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction

Patients who underwent posterior spinal fusion for the correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and were obese had a greater risk for postoperative infection, according to results published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

Source: Healio

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