Patient outcomes after decompression and instrumented posterior spinal fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis.

@article{Nork1999PatientOA,
  title={Patient outcomes after decompression and instrumented posterior spinal fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis.},
  author={Sean E. Nork and Serena S. Hu and Kimberly L. Workman and Paul A. Glazer and David S. Bradford},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={561-9}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study of patient outcomes after decompression and fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis, using the SF-36 survey and a functional questionnaire. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA In recent studies, patient outcomes have been examined more specifically; however, detailed functional outcomes are not available nor have widely used outcomes instruments been administered. METHODS Thirty patients aged more than 40 years (average, 60.1 years) who had degenerative… CONTINUE READING

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