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Table 2 Studies with identified infected patients after ELD

From: Some cool considerations of external lumbar drainage during its widespread application in neurosurgical practice: a long way to go

First author Year No. of patients Infected (percentage)
Coplin WM [67] 1999 312 13 (4.2 %)
Açikbaş SC [57] 2002 63 5 (7.9 %)
Schade RP [66] 2005 125 8 (6.4 %)
Scheithauer S [10] 2010 79 17 (21.5 %)
Leverstein-van Hall MA [65] 2010 216 14 (6.5 %)
Llompart-Pou JA [19] 2011 30 1 (3 %)
Chen C [64] 2014 94 42 (44.7 %)