Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: Review of Current Trends and Controversies

@article{Sengupta2005DegenerativeSR,
  title={Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: Review of Current Trends and Controversies},
  author={Dilip Kumar Sengupta and Harry N. Herkowitz},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2005},
  volume={30},
  pages={S71-S81}
}
Study Design. A literature-based review. Objectives. To review management and controversies and to present authors recommendations. Summary of Background Data. There is considerable controversy regarding indication for surgery, role for decompression alone, and decompression with fusion with or without instrumentation. Methods. Review of English language medical literature. Results. The condition may stabilize itself with the collapse of the disc spaces and osteophytes but may continue to… 
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