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Brent A. Felix, MD - Blog » 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.

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