An antibiotic envelope to reduce infections in deep brain stimulation surgery

An antibiotic envelope to reduce infections in deep brain stimulation surgery
J Clin Neurosci. 2022 Nov 19:S0967-5868(22)00442-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2022.10.031. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe therapeutic benefits of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery in patients with movement disorderssuch as Parkinson's Diseaseare life-altering. Surgical site infections (SSI), however, can result in increasedhospitalisations, prolonged antibiotics and neurological sequelae. We performed aretrospective review to evaluate the effectiveness of an antibiotic envelope to reduce SSI in DBS ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-11-22By Nishal Primalani