spondylolisthesis

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Summary: Forward displacement of a superior vertebral body over the vertebral body below.

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  1. Nizard R, Wybier M, Laredo J. Radiologic assessment of lumbar intervertebral instability and degenerative spondylolisthesis. Radiol Clin North Am. 2001;39:55-71, v-vi pubmed
    ..This article reviews the current concepts of lumbar instability and the different imaging modalities used to make the diagnosis as evident as possible...
  2. Herman M, Pizzutillo P, Cavalier R. Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis in the child and adolescent athlete. Orthop Clin North Am. 2003;34:461-7, vii pubmed
    Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis are common causes of low back pain in the competitive athlete. Repetitive loading of the lumbar spine results in stress reactions and spondylytic defects of the pars interarticularis...
  3. Denard P, Holton K, Miller J, Fink H, Kado D, Marshall L, et al. Back pain, neurogenic symptoms, and physical function in relation to spondylolisthesis among elderly men. Spine J. 2010;10:865-73 pubmed publisher
    Degenerative spondylolisthesis is a presumed cause of back pain. Previous studies of spondylolisthesis and back pain included only women or combined results for men and women...
  4. Hajjioui A, Khazzani H, Sbihi S, Bahiri R, Benchekroune B, Hajjaj Hassouni N. Spondylolisthesis on bilateral pedicle stress fracture in the lumbar spine: a case study. Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 2011;54:53-8 pubmed publisher
    ..case of a 54-year-old woman presenting radicular low back pain on the right side of L4 associated to spondylolisthesis on L4-L5, without any notion of trauma or spine surgery...
  5. Lee S, Lee J, Hong S, Chung S, Yoo S, Lee H. Spinopelvic alignment after interspinous soft stabilization with a tension band system in grade 1 degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35:E691-701 pubmed publisher
    ..Retrospective clinical study...
  6. Kim J, Choi W, Lee S. Minimally invasive anterior lumbar interbody fusion followed by percutaneous pedicle screw fixation for isthmic spondylolisthesis: minimum 5-year follow-up. Spine J. 2010;10:404-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously reported the preliminary results of minimally invasive anterior lumbar interbody fusion (mini-ALIF) with percutaneous pedicle screw fixation (PPF) in 2004...
  7. Wang J, Zhou Y, Zhang Z, Li C, Zheng W, Liu J. Comparison of one-level minimally invasive and open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in degenerative and isthmic spondylolisthesis grades 1 and 2. Eur Spine J. 2010;19:1780-4 pubmed publisher
    ..reports published on the comparison of one-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in low-grade spondylolisthesis performed with an independent blade retractor system or a traditional open approach...
  8. Mokhtar S, McCombe P, Williamson O, Morgan M, White G, Sears W. Health-related quality of life: a comparison of outcomes after lumbar fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis with large joint replacement surgery and population norms. Spine J. 2010;10:306-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Few works in the literature have reviewed the outcome compared with large joint replacement surgery, which is considered a benchmark for operative restoration of patients' quality of life...
  9. Pearson A, Blood E, Lurie J, Tosteson T, Abdu W, Hillibrand A, et al. Degenerative spondylolisthesis versus spinal stenosis: does a slip matter? Comparison of baseline characteristics and outcomes (SPORT). Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35:298-305 pubmed publisher
    ..As-treated analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial...

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  1. Farrokhi M, Rahmanian A, Masoudi M. Posterolateral versus posterior interbody fusion in isthmic spondylolisthesis. J Neurotrauma. 2012;29:1567-73 pubmed publisher
    b>Spondylolisthesis is a heterogeneous disorder characterized by subluxation of a vertebral body over another in the sagittal plane. Its most common form is isthmic spondylolisthesis (IS)...
  2. Parker S, Adogwa O, Bydon A, Cheng J, McGirt M. Cost-effectiveness of minimally invasive versus open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis associated low-back and leg pain over two years. World Neurosurg. 2012;78:178-84 pubmed publisher
    Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS-TLIF) for lumbar spondylolisthesis allows for surgical treatment of back and leg pain while theoretically minimizing tissue injury and accelerating overall recovery...
  3. Quante M, Kesten H, Richter A, Halm H. [Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for the treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis]. Orthopade. 2012;41:153-62 pubmed publisher
    Degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS) is a common cause of lumbal and lumbosacral pain as well as radicular pain. Retention and fusion is a good treatment option...
  4. Gerszten P, Tobler W, Raley T, Miller L, Block J, Nasca R. Axial presacral lumbar interbody fusion and percutaneous posterior fixation for stabilization of lumbosacral isthmic spondylolisthesis. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2012;25:E36-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Case series...
  5. Radcliff K, Rihn J, Hilibrand A, DiIorio T, Tosteson T, Lurie J, et al. Does the duration of symptoms in patients with spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis affect outcomes?: analysis of the Spine Outcomes Research Trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011;36:2197-210 pubmed publisher
    ..Retrospective subgroup analysis of prospectively collected data according to treatment received...
  6. Pan J, Li L, Qian L, Zhou W, Tan J, Zou L, et al. Spontaneous slip reduction of low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis following circumferential release via bilateral minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: technical note and short-term outcome. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011;36:283-9 pubmed publisher
    ..invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (Mini-TLIF) for treatment of low-grade symptomatic isthmic spondylolisthesis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA...
  7. Amoretti N, Huwart L, Hauger O, Browaeys P, Marcy P, Nouri Y, et al. Computed tomography- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous screw fixation of low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in adults: a new technique. Eur Radiol. 2012;22:2841-7 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the feasibility of computed tomography (CT)- and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous screw fixation for the treatment of low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in adults.
  8. Oh Y, Eun J. The relationship between sagittal spinopelvic parameters and the degree of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration in young adult patients with low-grade spondylolytic spondylolisthesis. Bone Joint J. 2013;95-B:1239-43 pubmed publisher
    ..relationship between spinopelvic parameters and disc degeneration in young adult patients with spondylolytic spondylolisthesis. A total of 229 men with a mean age of 21 years (18 to 26) with spondylolytic spondylolisthesis were ..
  9. Sigmundsson F, Kang X, Jönsson B, Strömqvist B. Correlation between disability and MRI findings in lumbar spinal stenosis: a prospective study of 109 patients operated on by decompression. Acta Orthop. 2011;82:204-10 pubmed publisher
    ..We assessed this relationship in a prospective study...
  10. Sugimoto Y, Ito Y, Shimokawa T, Shiozaki Y, Mazaki T. Percutaneous screw fixation for traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis using iso-C3D fluoroscopy-assisted navigation (case report). Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2010;53:83-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the case report on percutaneous screw fixation using three dimensional fluoroscopy-assisted navigation in a patient with polytrauma and a hangman's fracture...
  11. Musluman A, Yilmaz A, Cansever T, Cavusoglu H, Colak I, Genç H, et al. Posterior lumbar interbody fusion versus posterolateral fusion with instrumentation in the treatment of low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis: midterm clinical outcomes. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011;14:488-96 pubmed publisher
    ..of this study was to compare the methods of posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) and posterolateral fusion (PLF) in cases of isthmic Grades 1 and 2 lumbar spondylolisthesis, and to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the procedures.
  12. Oliveira L, Marchi L, Coutinho E, Pimenta L. A radiographic assessment of the ability of the extreme lateral interbody fusion procedure to indirectly decompress the neural elements. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35:S331-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Prospective nonrandomized clinical study on the decompressive effect of the extreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF) procedure...
  13. Funao H, Tsuji T, Hosogane N, Watanabe K, Ishii K, Nakamura M, et al. Comparative study of spinopelvic sagittal alignment between patients with and without degenerative spondylolisthesis. Eur Spine J. 2012;21:2181-7 pubmed publisher
    ..have focused on spinopelvic sagittal alignment as a predisposing factor for the development of degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS)...
  14. Lian X, Hou T, Xu J, Zeng B, Zhao J, Liu X, et al. Posterior lumbar interbody fusion for aged patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis: is intentional surgical reduction essential?. Spine J. 2013;13:1183-9 pubmed publisher
    ..and posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) is commonly used to recover segmental imbalance in degenerative spondylolisthesis. However, whether intentional reduction of the slipped vertebra during PLIF is essential in aged patients ..
  15. Kasliwal M, Smith J, Kanter A, Chen C, Mummaneni P, Hart R, et al. Management of high-grade spondylolisthesis. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2013;24:275-91 pubmed publisher
    Management of high-grade spondylolisthesis (HGS) remains challenging and is associated with significant controversies. The best surgical procedure remains debatable...
  16. Crandall D, Revella J, Patterson J, Huish E, Chang M, McLemore R. Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with rhBMP-2 in spinal deformity, spondylolisthesis, and degenerative disease--part 1: Large series diagnosis related outcomes and complications with 2- to 9-year follow-up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013;38:1128-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Retrospective review of prospectively collected data...
  17. Aoki Y, Yamagata M, Ikeda Y, Nakajima F, Ohtori S, Nakagawa K, et al. A prospective randomized controlled study comparing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion techniques for degenerative spondylolisthesis: unilateral pedicle screw and 1 cage versus bilateral pedicle screws and 2 cages. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012;17:153-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors conducted a prospective randomized controlled trial with a minimum 2-year follow-up to analyze TLIF outcomes for 2 techniques: placement of a unilateral PS and a cage compared with placement of bilateral PSs and 2 cages...
  18. Hatz D, Esposito P, Schroeder B, Burke B, Lutz R, Hasley B. The incidence of spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis in children with osteogenesis imperfecta. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011;31:655-60 pubmed publisher
    Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis are common abnormalities of the lumbar spine. The incidence of these diagnoses is recognized in the healthy population...
  19. Frantzén J, Rantakokko J, Aro H, Heinänen J, Kajander S, Gullichsen E, et al. Instrumented spondylodesis in degenerative spondylolisthesis with bioactive glass and autologous bone: a prospective 11-year follow-up. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2011;24:455-61 pubmed publisher
    ..bone (AB) used as bone graft substitutes for posterolateral spondylodesis in treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis during 1996 to 1998 was conducted...
  20. Tosteson A, Tosteson T, Lurie J, Abdu W, Herkowitz H, Andersson G, et al. Comparative effectiveness evidence from the spine patient outcomes research trial: surgical versus nonoperative care for spinal stenosis, degenerative spondylolisthesis, and intervertebral disc herniation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011;36:2061-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Cost-effectiveness analysis of a randomized plus observational cohort trial...
  21. Kotani Y, Abumi K, Ito M, Sudo H, Abe Y, Minami A. Mid-term clinical results of minimally invasive decompression and posterolateral fusion with percutaneous pedicle screws versus conventional approach for degenerative spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis. Eur Spine J. 2012;21:1171-7 pubmed publisher
    ..decompression and posterolateral fusion (MIS-PLF) with percutaneous pedicle screw fixation for degenerative spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis...
  22. Périé D, Curnier D. Effect of pathology type and severity on the distribution of MRI signal intensities within the degenerated nucleus pulposus: application to idiopathic scoliosis and spondylolisthesis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010;11:189 pubmed publisher
    ..to propose new parameters characterizing the distribution of the signal intensity within the nucleus zone of lumbar intervertebral discs, and to quantify these changes in patients suffering from spondylolisthesis or idiopathic scoliosis.
  23. Lee D, Lee S, Shim C, Lee H. Decompression and interspinous dynamic stabilization using the locker for lumbar canal stenosis associated with low-grade degenerative spondylolisthesis. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2010;53:117-21 pubmed publisher
    ..and spinal fusion have been generally recommended for spinal stenosis associated with low-grade degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS), although this is still controversial...
  24. Crandall D, Revella J, Patterson J, Huish E, Chang M, McLemore R. Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with rhBMP-2 in spinal deformity, spondylolisthesis, and degenerative disease--part 2: BMP dosage-related complications and long-term outcomes in 509 patients. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013;38:1137-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Retrospective review of prospectively collected data...
  25. Tsahtsarlis A, Wood M. Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and spondylolisthesis. J Clin Neurosci. 2012;19:858-61 pubmed publisher
    ..outcomes of minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MI-TLIF) surgery for lumbar spondylolisthesis. A prospective analysis was conducted of 23 consecutive patients with grade I or grade II lumbar ..
  26. Karampalis C, Grevitt M, Shafafy M, Webb J. High-grade spondylolisthesis: gradual reduction using Magerl's external fixator followed by circumferential fusion technique and long-term results. Eur Spine J. 2012;21 Suppl 2:S200-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To report the results of a cohort of patients treated with this technique high lighting radiological and functional outcomes, discussing also benefits arising from a gradual reduction procedure compared with other techniques...
  27. Wang J, Zhou Y, Zhang Z, Li C, Ren X, Chu T, et al. [Clinical study on lumbar spondylolisthesis treated by minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion]. Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2011;49:1076-80 pubmed
    To retrospectively analyze the treatment of lumbar spondylolisthesis using minimally invasive and open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF), and compare the clinical results of two techniques.
  28. Hrabalek L, Wanek T, Adamus M. [Treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis of the lumbosacral spine by decompression and dynamic transpedicular stabilisation]. Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech. 2011;78:431-6 pubmed
    The aim of the study was to present the effect and advantages of surgical decompression and dynamic transpedicular stabilisation in patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis of the lumbosacral spine.
  29. Oh J, Liang S, Louange D, Rahmat R, Hee H, Kumar V. Paradoxical motion in L5-S1 adult spondylolytic spondylolisthesis. Eur Spine J. 2012;21:262-7 pubmed publisher
    In patients with spondylolisthesis, it is assumed that flexion accentuates anterior displacement, whereas extension causes some reduction...
  30. Gong K, Wang Z, Luo Z. Reduction and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with posterior fixation versus transsacral cage fusion in situ with posterior fixation in the treatment of Grade 2 adult isthmic spondylolisthesis in the lumbosacral spine. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010;13:394-400 pubmed publisher
    In situ transsacral fusion in the treatment of low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis has rarely been reported...
  31. Sansur C, Reames D, Smith J, Hamilton D, Berven S, Broadstone P, et al. Morbidity and mortality in the surgical treatment of 10,242 adults with spondylolisthesis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010;13:589-93 pubmed publisher
    This is a retrospective review of 10,242 adults with degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS) and isthmic spondylolisthesis (IS) from the morbidity and mortality (M&M) index of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)...
  32. Bae J, Lee S, Kim J, Jung B, Choi G. Adjacent segment degeneration after lumbar interbody fusion with percutaneous pedicle screw fixation for adult low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis: minimum 3 years of follow-up. Neurosurgery. 2010;67:1600-7; discussion 1607-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Although favorable clinical outcomes have been reported for instrumented lumbar interbody fusion (LIF), adjacent segment degeneration (ASD) has been reported as a long-term complication after LIF...
  33. Schuller S, Charles Y, Steib J. Sagittal spinopelvic alignment and body mass index in patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis. Eur Spine J. 2011;20:713-9 pubmed publisher
    ..muscular dystrophy and loss of ligament strength represent mechanical factors leading to degenerative spondylolisthesis. The importance of sagittal spinopelvic imbalance has been described for the developmental spondylolisthesis ..
  34. Hart R, Domes C, Goodwin B, d Amato C, Yoo J, Turker R, et al. High-grade spondylolisthesis treated using a modified Bohlman technique: results among multiple surgeons. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014;20:523-30 pubmed publisher
    The ideal surgical management of high-grade spondylolisthesis remains unclear...
  35. Parker S, Adogwa O, Paul A, Anderson W, Aaronson O, Cheng J, et al. Utility of minimum clinically important difference in assessing pain, disability, and health state after transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011;14:598-604 pubmed publisher
    ..By this measure, treatment effects reaching the MCID threshold value imply clinical significance and justification for implementation into clinical practice...
  36. Davis R, Errico T, Bae H, Auerbach J. Decompression and Coflex interlaminar stabilization compared with decompression and instrumented spinal fusion for spinal stenosis and low-grade degenerative spondylolisthesis: two-year results from the prospective, randomized, multicenter, Food and . Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013;38:1529-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Prospective, randomized, multicenter, Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption trial...
  37. Alfieri A, Gazzeri R, Prell J, Rollinghoff M. The current management of lumbar spondylolisthesis. J Neurosurg Sci. 2013;57:103-13 pubmed
    Lumbar spondylolisthesis can lead to disabling low back pain and neurological deficits...
  38. Mehta J, Kochhar S, Harding I. A slip above a slip: retrolisthesis of the motion segment above a spondylolytic spondylolisthesis. Eur Spine J. 2012;21:2128-33 pubmed publisher
    ..of this study is to assess the degenerative changes in the motion segments above a L5S1 spondylolytic spondylolisthesis and to view these in light of the retrolisthesis in the segment immediately above the slip...
  39. Kasliwal M, Smith J, Shaffrey C, Saulle D, Lenke L, Polly D, et al. Short-term complications associated with surgery for high-grade spondylolisthesis in adults and pediatric patients: a report from the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality database. Neurosurgery. 2012;71:109-16 pubmed publisher
    Although it is generally agreed upon that surgery for high-grade spondylolisthesis (HGS) is associated with more complications than low-grade spondylolisthesis, its description is primarily based on case reports and relatively small case ..
  40. Makrai L, Nemes C, Simon A, Ivanics E, Dudás Z, Fodor L, et al. Association of Enterococcus cecorum with vertebral osteomyelitis and spondylolisthesis in broiler parent chicks. Acta Vet Hung. 2011;59:11-21 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, observations on vertebral osteomyelitis and spondylolisthesis ('kinky back syndrome') showing high incidence in 8 broiler parent flocks in different parts of Hungary are ..
  41. Aono K, Kobayashi T, Jimbo S, Atsuta Y, Matsuno T. Radiographic analysis of newly developed degenerative spondylolisthesis in a mean twelve-year prospective study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35:887-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Prospective study of community-based female volunteers...
  42. Adogwa O, Parker S, Davis B, Aaronson O, Devin C, Cheng J, et al. Cost-effectiveness of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for Grade I degenerative spondylolisthesis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011;15:138-43 pubmed publisher
    Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) for spondylolisthesis-associated back and leg pain is associated with improvement in pain, disability, and quality of life...
  43. Ghahreman A, Ferch R, Rao P, Bogduk N. Minimal access versus open posterior lumbar interbody fusion in the treatment of spondylolisthesis. Neurosurgery. 2010;66:296-304; discussion 304 pubmed publisher
    To compare the safety and effectiveness of minimal access posterior lumbar interbody fusion (MAPLIF) with open posterior lumbar interbody fusion (OPLIF) in patients with spondylolisthesis and radicular pain.
  44. Denard P, Holton K, Miller J, Fink H, Kado D, Yoo J, et al. Lumbar spondylolisthesis among elderly men: prevalence, correlates, and progression. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35:1072-8 pubmed publisher
    Prospective cohort study. OBJECTIVE.: Estimate the prevalence of spondylolisthesis and determine the factors associated with higher or lower prevalence among men aged 65 years or older.
  45. Shim J, Kim W, Kim J, Kim D, Hwang J, Park C. Comparison of instrumented posterolateral fusion versus percutaneous pedicle screw fixation combined with anterior lumbar interbody fusion in elderly patients with L5-S1 isthmic spondylolisthesis and foraminal stenosis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011;15:311-9 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical and radiological outcomes of treating L5-S1 isthmic spondylolisthesis and foraminal stenosis in elderly patients with instrumented posterolateral fusion (PLF) versus percutaneous ..
  46. Hu S, Tribus C, Diab M, Ghanayem A. Spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis. Instr Course Lect. 2008;57:431-45 pubmed
    b>Spondylolisthesis is a common condition that can be managed both nonsurgically and surgically. More than 80% of children treated nonsurgically have resolution of symptoms...
  47. McNeely M, Torrance G, Magee D. A systematic review of physiotherapy for spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis. Man Ther. 2003;8:80-91 pubmed
    ..effectiveness of physiotherapy intervention in the treatment of low back pain related to spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis. A literature search of published and unpublished articles resulted in the retrieval of 71 potential studies ..
  48. Ekman P, Moller H, Hedlund R. Predictive factors for the outcome of fusion in adult isthmic spondylolisthesis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009;34:1204-10 pubmed publisher
    A prospective study on predictive factors for the outcome of 164 patients with adult isthmic spondylolisthesis operated on with fusion...
  49. Vogt M, Rubin D, San Valentin R, Palermo L, Kang J, Donaldson W, et al. Degenerative lumbar listhesis and bone mineral density in elderly women. The study of osteoporotic fractures. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1999;24:2536-41 pubmed
    ..Anterolisthesis, however, may involve a different etiology, because its association with bone mineral density varies by spinal level. ..
  50. Chen L, Tang T, Yang H. Complications associated with posterior lumbar interbody fusion using Bagby and Kuslich method for treatment of spondylolisthesis. Chin Med J (Engl). 2003;116:99-103 pubmed
    ..A total of 118 patients with spondylolytic spondylolisthesis underwent single-level PLIF using two BAK cages filled with morselized autogenous bone...
  51. Labelle H, Roussouly P, Berthonnaud E, Dimnet J, O Brien M. The importance of spino-pelvic balance in L5-s1 developmental spondylolisthesis: a review of pertinent radiologic measurements. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005;30:S27-34 pubmed
    ..is to review pertinent radiologic measurements for the evaluation of spino-pelvic balance in developmental spondylolisthesis, based on the experience of the Spinal Deformity Study Group...
  52. Labelle H, Roussouly P, Berthonnaud E, Transfeldt E, O Brien M, Chopin D, et al. Spondylolisthesis, pelvic incidence, and spinopelvic balance: a correlation study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2004;29:2049-54 pubmed
    A retrospective study of the sagittal alignment in developmental spondylolisthesis. To investigate the role of pelvic anatomy and its effect on the global balance of the trunk in developmental spondylolisthesis...
  53. Weinstein J, Lurie J, Tosteson T, Hanscom B, Tosteson A, Blood E, et al. Surgical versus nonsurgical treatment for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis. N Engl J Med. 2007;356:2257-70 pubmed
    Management of degenerative spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis is controversial. Surgery is widely used, but its effectiveness in comparison with that of nonsurgical treatment has not been demonstrated in controlled trials.
  54. Sears W. Posterior lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis: restoration of sagittal balance using insert-and-rotate interbody spacers. Spine J. 2005;5:170-9 pubmed
    Although satisfactory clinical outcomes have been reported for degenerative spondylolisthesis using a variety of surgical techniques, its optimal management remains controversial...
  55. Reddy S, Al Holou W, Leveque J, La Marca F, Park P. Traumatic lateral spondylolisthesis of the lumbar spine with a unilateral locked facet: description of an unusual injury, probable mechanism, and management. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008;9:576-80 pubmed publisher
    ..A posterior surgical approach, with at least partial resection of the locked facet joint in conjunction with pedicle screw fixation, allowed successful reduction and stabilization of the injury...
  56. Tsutsumimoto T, Shimogata M, Yoshimura Y, Misawa H. Union versus nonunion after posterolateral lumbar fusion: a comparison of long-term surgical outcomes in patients with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. Eur Spine J. 2008;17:1107-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Uninstrumented PLF was performed for the treatment of lumbar canal stenosis (LCS) with degenerative spondylolisthesis. Since nine patients were lost to final follow-up, the study included 42 patients, and the follow-up rate ..
  57. Kalichman L, Hunter D. Diagnosis and conservative management of degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. Eur Spine J. 2008;17:327-335 pubmed publisher
    Degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS) is a disorder that causes the slip of one vertebral body over the one below due to degenerative changes in the spine...
  58. Hosoe H, Ohmori K. Degenerative lumbosacral spondylolisthesis: possible factors which predispose the fifth lumbar vertebra to slip. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008;90:356-9 pubmed publisher
    ..a number of radiological measurements in an attempt to clarify the predisposing factors for degenerative spondylolisthesis of the lumbosacral junction...
  59. Helenius I, Remes V, Lamberg T, Schlenzka D, Poussa M. Long-term health-related quality of life after surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and spondylolisthesis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90:1231-9 pubmed publisher
    ..progression and secondarily to correct the deformity, whereas the goal of surgical treatment of pediatric spondylolisthesis is mainly to relieve pain and, in patients with a high-grade slip, to prevent progression...
  60. Boullosa J, Colli B, Carlotti C, Tanaka K, dos Santos M. Surgical management of axis' traumatic spondylolisthesis (Hangman's fracture). Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2004;62:821-6 pubmed
    To evaluate the results of surgical treatment using pedicle screws going through C2 pedicles for fixating the spondylolisthesis of the axis in patients who presented pseudoarthrosis after clinical treatment, or who have no condition for ..
  61. Cheng L, Nie L, Zhang L. Posterior lumbar interbody fusion versus posterolateral fusion in spondylolisthesis: a prospective controlled study in the Han nationality. Int Orthop. 2009;33:1043-7 pubmed publisher
    ..compare the clinical outcome of posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) and posterolateral fusion (PLF) in spondylolisthesis. A total of 138 patients with spondylolisthesis were randomly assigned to two groups: those operated on with ..