Surgery in lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis: indications, outcomes and complications. A systematic review

@article{Steiger2013SurgeryIL,
  title={Surgery in lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis: indications, outcomes and complications. A systematic review},
  author={Felix Steiger and H-J Becker and Christopher J Standaert and Federico Balagu{\'e} and J.-P. Vader and François Porchet and Anne F. Mannion},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={945-973}
}
AbstractPurpose This systematic review summarises the literature on patient selection, decision-making, effectiveness and outcomes in the surgical treatment of lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis (LDS).IntroductionIn daily practice, decision-making in the treatment of LDS is challenging. There is little consensus on either the precise indications or prognostic factors for any specific therapy (operative or non-operative).MethodsWe searched for LDS trials published between 01.01.1990 and 16.11… 

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