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Table 1 Demographic, Laboratory, History, and Clinical Results

From: Surgical outcomes of infectious spondylitis after vertebroplasty, and comparisons between pyogenic and tuberculosis

Case No. Age Causative Organism Level 1st surgery Revision surgery Interval 1st& revision surgery Revision method Neurologic Status (ASIA) Pre-revision Back pain VAS Final VAS Final activity UTI Bacteremia Pulmonary TB CCI
WBC (X1000(/mL) ESR (mm/h) CRP (mg/L) WBC (X1000)(/mL) ESR (mm/h) CRP (mg/L)
1 80s Salmonella. enterica L2, L3 7.6 42 7.3 33 4.2 142 P E 8 2 normal n y n 0
2 60s E. coli L2, L3, L4 10.1 152 18.2 31 99 7 P E 9 5 normal y y n 4
3 60s Coag(−) Stapylococcus L2 15.3 137 139 12.3 119 118.9 35 A + P E 7 6 normal y y n 3
4 70s E. Coli T12 8 12 29 50 74 A + P C 7 4 wheelchair y n n 1
5 70s Peptpstreptococcus L3 7.4 11.3 11.8 70 238 12 A E 8 dead y n n 3
6 70s Propionibacterium T11 7.5 9.2 53 38 175 A + P D 6 2 walker n n n 1
7 60s Enterococcus faecalis T12 10.9 62.5 12 99 165 69 A E 5 5 normal y y n 2
8 70s Salmonela choleraesuiss L2 6.3 20 1.3 5.1 62 69.4 122 A E 7 2 normal n y n 1
9 70s Staphylococcus aureus L2 11.4 11.3 54 7.9 47 A + P E 8 dead n n n 2
10 70s mycobacterium T9 7.2 24 3 5.7 68 11.4 7 A B 7 dead n n y 1
11 79 s mycobacterium T11,T12 7.2 26 49 8.2 26 50.2 15 A + P E 7 4 walker n n y 3
12 60s mycobacterium L4 6.2 4.9 35 4.9 63 A + P E 8 2 normal n n n 2
13 70s mycobacterium L1 3 21 11 4.2 33 33.2 129 A + P E 8 2 normal n n n 2
14 70s mycobacterium T9,T10 5.3 34 11.5 50 119.6 87 P C 8 3 wheelchair n n y 1
15 70s mycobacterium L1 7 6.4 56 42.4 6 A + P D 9 2 walker n n y 0
16 70s mycobacterium L1 8 50 71 5.5 31 31.5 34 A + P D 8 1 walker n n n 2
17 70s mycobacterium L4 3.8 8.2 39 3.2 1140 A + P E 6 4 walker n n n 1
18 90s mycobacterium T8,T9 7 65 4.3 9.7 95 115 54 P C 8 3 wheelchair n n y 1
  1. Abbreviations: TB tuberculosis, N number, M male, F female, T thoracic, L lumbar, WBC white blood-cell count, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP C-reaction protein, Revision method A = anterior debridement +/− reconstruction surgery; P posterior instrumentation +/− decompression surgery, ASIA American Spinal Cord Injury Association (grade A, B, C, D, E), VAS visual analog scale, CCI the Charlson Comorbidity index