Bone anchor infections in female pelvic reconstructive procedures: A literature review of series and case reports

Rackley R., Abdelmalak J., Madjar S., Yanilmaz A., Appell R., Tchetgen M.

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.165, no.6, pp.1975-1978, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 165 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0022-5347(05)66256-8
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1975-1978
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: We determined the reported prevalence of infectious osseous complications due to the use of bone anchors for suture fixation in female pelvic reconstructive procedures. In addition, the type and method of bone anchors as well as the reported pathogens associated with osseous infections were reviewed.