FACTORS CAUSING INFECTION IN SPINE SURGERY–A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY BETWEEN SURGICAL TIME AND BLEED VOLUME
Dr. Suhasish Ray
Journal Title:International Journal of Medical Studies
Hospital acquired infection is responsible for long hospital stays, increased cost, and mortality. Of the myriad factors associated with postoperative infections in spinal surgery a descriptive, retrospective, cross−sectional study was conducted in the spine surgery facilities under the aeges of spineservices−india (a teaching, research and spinal treatment facility in the city of Kolkata). India Pearson’s and Spearman’s correlation was calculated and all p < 0.05 values were considered significant. In this study the correlation between time of surgery and bleeding amount had the highest importance and relevance.
KEYWORDS: Hospital acquired infection, Spine surgery, Cross−sectional study, Surgical time bleeding amount.