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Volume:8 Issue:7 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12257
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

COA 2020: Factors Predicting Multiple Surgeries for Paediatric Osteomyelitis - The CORTICES group

Study Type:Retrospective Observational Study
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Predicting Which Children with Osteomyelitis Require Secondary Surgery– Results from the CORTICES multicenter database

Contributing Authors: BJ Shore D Cook J Hill AI Riccio J Murphy K Baldwin

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A total of nine hundred and ninety-six paediatric patients who had osteomyelitis were included in the study. Sixteen percent of included patients required more than 1 surgery; factors associated with an increase in probability of needed more than 1 surgery for treatment of OM included a higher white blood cell count, peak C-reative protein, peak erythrocyte sedimentation rate and lower platelet co...

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