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Table 2 Co-morbidities (n patients)

From: Single-stage debridement and spinal fusion using PEEK cages through a posterior approach for eradication of lumbar pyogenic spondylodiscitis: a safe treatment strategy for a detrimental condition

Acute bacterial infection 18
Coronary heart disease/cardiomyopathy 16
Diabetes mellitus 12
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 4
Nephropathy 4