What is the indication for muscle advancement flaps in patients with spinal infections?

What is the indication for muscle advancement flaps in patients with spinal infections?

Author: Wesley Bronson

RECOMMENDATION: Muscle advancement flaps are useful to help close wounds with exposed hardware as well as those which fail local treatment/vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy and to help improve infection eradication.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Consensus

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 93%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 7% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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