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Surgery for adult spondylolisthesis: a systematic review of the evidence.

October 12th, 2017|

Schulte TL, Ringel F, Quante M, Eicker SO, Muche-Borowski C, Kothe R. Eur Spine J. 2016 Aug;25(8):2359-67
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 […]

Extreme Lordoscoliosis of Spine Corrected With Simultaneous Spinal Surgery And Hip Joint Extension Osteotomies

October 12th, 2017|

A 19-year old female presented with syndromic spinal deformity. Though scoliosis was present, the most functional limitation was related to her extreme lordosis. She had lumbar lordosis of 860 . Her thoracic spine had a LORDOSIS of 400 . As thoracic lordosis is correlated with pulmonary compromise and […]