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Description: Outcome and Management of Spinal Tuberculosis According to the Severity of Disease: A Retrospective Study of 137 Adult Patients at Korean Teaching Hospitals
Spine. 2007;32(4):E130-E135 Park et al
In this study, we retrospectively analyzed the management and outcome of patients with spinal TB, in terms of the severity of disease, type of surgery performed, and duration of anti-TB chemotherapy.
Conclusions: Our results showed that a younger age and radical surgery in conjunction with anti-TB chemotherapy were significant favorable prognostic factors.

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