DIRECT REPAIR OF THE DEFECT IN SPONDYLOLISTHESIS 432 THE JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY Preliminary Report

Abstract

Operations for the relief of symptoms in spondylolisthesis range from simple excision of the loose lamina and spinous process to fusion of three vertebrae from behind or two by the anterior route. Each method has its advocates but a review of techniques by Henderson (1966) concluded that only 65 to 70 per cent of operations gave satisfactory results. An… (More)

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