Authors: Steven Schmitt , Christopher Kepler, Wesley Bronson
RECOMMENDATION: Based on available data, it appears that allograft, autograft and synthetic cages may be used successfully along with posterior screw fi xation and prolonged antibiotic therapy in the treatment of pyogenic spondylodiscitis. This data can probably be extrapolated to also confi rm that allograft and autograft safe during revision spinal surgery with prior infection.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 93%, Disagree: 7%, Abstain: 0% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)132