Myung-Sang Moona, b, , ,
aSpine Center, Sun General Hospital, Daejeon, Republic of Korea bMoon Kim’s Institute of Orthopaedic Research, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Summary The history of the management of spinal tuberculosis is closely linked with the development of civilization. The author describes the development of antituberculous medicine and surgery, based of the era of medical art and science. Also the author describes the bacteriological behaviour of tubercle bacilli and drug response, and the expected development of surgery of tuberculosis of the spine.
Current Orthopaedics Volume 20, Issue 2 , April 2006, Pages 132-140.