Adding posterior lumbar interbody fusion to pedicle screw fixation and posterolateral fusion after decompression in spondylolytic spondylolisthesis.

@article{Suk1997AddingPL,
  title={Adding posterior lumbar interbody fusion to pedicle screw fixation and posterolateral fusion after decompression in spondylolytic spondylolisthesis.},
  author={S. I. Suk and Casey K. Lee and Whoan Jeang Kim and Jae Hyup Lee and Kyu Jung Cho and Hyo Gon Kim},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1997},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={210-9; discussion 219-20}
}
STUDY DESIGN This is a retrospective study analyzing 76 patients treated by decompression, pedicle screw instrumentation, and fusion for spondylolytic spondyiolisthesis with symptomatic spinal stenosis. OBJECTIVES To verify the advantages of adding posterior lumbar interbody fusion to the usual posterolateral fusion with pedicle screw instrumentation. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Stabilization after decompression of spondylolytic spondylolisthesis is difficult because of a lack of fusional… CONTINUE READING

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