Outcomes of 2-level posterior lumbar interbody fusion for 2-level degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis.

@article{Sakaura2013OutcomesO2,
  title={Outcomes of 2-level posterior lumbar interbody fusion for 2-level degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis.},
  author={Hironobu Sakaura and Tomoya Yamashita and Toshitada Miwa and Kenji Ohzono and Tetsuo Ohwada},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={90-4}
}
OBJECT A systematic review concerning surgical management of lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS) showed that a satisfactory clinical outcome was significantly more likely with adjunctive spinal fusion than with decompression alone. However, the role of adjunctive fusion and the optimal type of fusion remain controversial. Therefore, operative management for multilevel DS raises more complicated issues. The purpose of this retrospective study was to elucidate clinical and radiological… CONTINUE READING
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