Int J Infect Dis 2021 Jun 3. Epub 2021 Jun 3.
Department of Infectious Diseases, Heart Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark; Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Objectives: Pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis (PVO) is associated with a high burden of disease. We aimed to describe characteristics at presentation of PVO, risk of inadequate treatment response (ITR), relapse and death, and to determine risk factors for ITR.
Methods: Patients with an ICD-10 discharge code for PVO admitted to a major Danish university hospital between November 2016 to April 2019 were included. Read More