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Risk Factors of Aleissa et al for Deep Surgical Site Infection Following Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery

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Infectious Diseases

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Aleissa et al identified a number of risk factors associated with deep surgical site infections (SSI) in pediatric patients who have undergone scoliosis surgery. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from King Abdul Aziz Medical Center in Riyadh, Alberta Children's Hospital and IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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