Surgery for adult spondylolisthesis: a systematic review of the evidence

@article{Schulte2015SurgeryFA,
  title={Surgery for adult spondylolisthesis: a systematic review of the evidence},
  author={Tobias Ludger Schulte and Florian Ringel and Markus Quante and Sven Oliver Eicker and Cathleen Muche-Borowski and Ralph Kothe},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={25},
  pages={2359-2367}
}
Surgery for isthmic and degenerative spondylolisthesis (SL) in adults is carried out very frequently in everyday practice. However, it is still unclear whether the results of surgery are better than those of conservative treatment and whether decompression alone or instrumented fusion with decompression should be recommended. In addition, the role of reduction is unclear. Four clinically relevant key questions were addressed in this study: (1) Is surgery more successful than conservative… CONTINUE READING
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