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Table 1 Patient and treatment characteristics

From: The use of incisional vacuum-assisted closure system following one-stage incision suture combined with continuous irrigation to treat early deep surgical site infection after posterior lumbar fusion with instrumentation

ID Age Sex Primary diagnosis Original operation Number of VAC dressing change Irrigation duration (days) Hospital stay (days)
1 57 F LSS L4-S1 TLIF 1 7 29
2 73 M LSS, LDH L3-5 TLIF 2 10 24
3 71 M LSS L4-5 TLIF 2 11 27
4 59 M LSS L4-S1 TLIF 2 10 26
5 58 F LIS, LDH L4-S1 TLIF 2 11 37
6 46 F LSS L4-5 TLIF 1 6 29
7 74 M LSS, LDH L1-5 TLIF 2 10 33
8 34 F LIS L4-5 TLIF 2 12 28
9 79 M LSS L4-S1 PLIF 1 7 25
10 66 M LSS, LDH L3-5 TLIF 2 11 33
11 65 F LDS, LSS L4-S1 TLIF 3 16 53
12 68 M LSS, LDH L1-5 TLIF 2 9 34
13 48 M LSS L4-5 TLIF 2 13 31
14 77 F LIS, LSS L3-5 TLIF 2 8 32
15 53 M LSS L5-S1 TLIF 1 5 27
16 72 M LIS L4-5 PLIF 2 8 35
17 63 F LIS L4-5 TLIF 2 12 26
18 57 M LSS, LDH L3-5 TLIF 2 11 27
19 74 F LSS L3-5 TLIF 2 14 31
20 51 M LSS, LDH L2-3 TLIF 2 13 24
21 76 F LSS L3-S1 TLIF 2 10 28
  1. VAC vacuum-assisted closure, F female, M male, LIS lumbar isthmic spondylolisthesis, LDH lumbar disc herniation, LSS lumbar spinal stenosis, LDS lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis, TLIF transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, PLIF posterior lumbar interbody fusion