Is there a role for computed tomography (CT) scan with contrast in the diagnosis of spinal infections in patients who cannot undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)?

Authors: John Koerner, Christopher Kepler, Anand Segar

RECOMMENDATION: Although evidence is limited for the routine use of CT scan with contrast, there is a role for it to be used in the presence of spine infection where MRI is contraindicated or when other advanced imaging is not available

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Consensus

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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