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Current use of contaminated pedicle screws & required practice for asepsis in spine surgery — 2 Qs with Dr. Aakash Agarwal

Pedicle screws harbor microbial and non-microbial contaminants even after repeated reprocessing, which are then transplanted deep in the bone and can lead to infection.

Source: Current use of contaminated pedicle screws & required practice for asepsis in spine surgery — 2 Qs with Dr. Aakash Agarwal


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