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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Rose, R. E. Christopher; Handa, Rajiv
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Article Title
Treatment of spinal tuberculosis by decompression and anterior spinal fusion: Case report and review of the literature
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1994
Volume ID
43
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
23-25
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Abstract
The treatment of a young man with lumbar spinal tuberculosis and neurological involvement is described. Decompression and anterior spinal fusion were performed. Dramatic improvement in the patient's condition was obtained following surgery. The literature on the treatment of tuberculosis of the spine is reviewed.
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