Treatment of severe spondylolisthesis in adolescence with reduction or fusion in situ: long-term clinical, radiologic, and functional outcome.


STUDY DESIGN Retrospective follow-up study with two cohorts: one treated with reduction and the other with fusion in situ. OBJECTIVE To assess the long-term effects of reduction versus fusion in situ on lumbar spine in children and adolescents with severe L5 isthmic spondylolisthesis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Severe isthmic spondylolisthesis is… (More)


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