Treatment of Acute Haematogenous Osteomyelitis by Intramedullary Drilling (A Retrospective Study)

Original article


R. Bose

Orthopaedics Division, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Garyounis, Benghazi, S.P.L.A.J.

Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 6, No.2. July 1983:157-159


51 cases of acute haematogenous osteomyelilis, diagnosed within one week from the onset of symptoms, were selected to evaluate the role of surgical decompression combined with antibiotic therapy. They were treated in Saudi and Nemazi Hospitals, in Shiraz, Iran, and folio wed up for a varying period between 1969 and 1976. The results are presented and discussed.

Keywords: Treatment of Acute Haematogenous 0 steomyelitis by Intramedullary Drilling (A Retrospective Study)