• Negative pressure therapy may reduce reoperation for infection in spine surgery

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Results presented here showed use of closed incision negative pressure therapy in spine surgery may reduce the incidence of reoperation for surgical site infections or noninfectious wound complications.
    “[Closed incision negative pressure therapy] may be an effective tool for decreasing these types of wound complications and infections in spine surgery,” Melissa Yunting Tang, MD, resident physician in the department of orthopedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, said during her presentation at the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Meeting. “The
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