Does the use of allograft increase the risk of spinal infection?

Author: Dolors Rodriguez-Pardo

RECOMMENDATION: The use of allograft seems to increase the risk for infection in pediatric and neuromuscular scoliosis, however there is no increased risk in the adult degenerative population.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 77%, Disagree 0%, Abstain: 23% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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