Spondylolisthesis
October 2020 Issue
 
 
 

Nearly every major medical breakthrough over the past 50 years can be attributed to new discoveries that were made possible through meticulous biomedical research. Many diseases and conditions that previously took a heavy toll on patients in terms of both morbidity and mortality are now either treatable or preventable thanks in large part to painstaking research that expanded the frontiers of scientific knowledge and moved the most promising basic research developments into tangible health benefits through human clinical trails. Ongoing research is also the key that will open the door to additional major medical advances and breakthroughs in the future.

Our staff at Medifocus is committed to keeping our subscribers to the Medifocus Digest Alert on Spondylolisthesis abreast of the latest new research developments that have recently been published in the medical literature for this condition. In this issue of the Digest Alert, you will find a focused list of hand-picked journal article references that represent the latest advances in basic and clinical research for Spondylolisthesis. These articles represent the current state-of-the-art of the research that will hopefully lead to additional major advances and breakthroughs in the clinical management of Spondylolisthesis. You can access the summaries of each article referenced below by simply clicking on the article Title.

We will continue to update you with the latest scientific and clinical developments through the Medifocus Digest Alert on Spondylolisthesis every 3 months. Thank you for your ongoing subscription to this publication.

Elliot Jacob, Ph.D.
Vice-President - Content
Medifocus.com, Inc.



1:Predicting spondylolisthesis correction with prone traction radiographs.
Authors:Cheung JPY, Fong HK, Cheung PWH
Institution:Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China.
Journal:Bone Joint J. 2020 Aug;102-B(8):1062-1071. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.102B8.BJJ-2020-0528.R1.

2:Evaluation of lumbar fusion using the anterior to psoas approach for the treatment of L5/S1 spondylolisthesis.
Authors:He W, He D, Tian W
Institution:Department of Spinal Surgery, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, 4th Medical College of Peking University, Xicheng District, Beijing, PR China.
Journal:Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Jun 5;99(23):e20014. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000020014.

3:Results of Decompression Alone in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: A Minimum 5-Year Follow-up.
Authors:Ha DH, Kim TK, Oh SK, Cho HG, Kim KR, Shim DM
Institution:Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wonkwang University Sanbon Hospital, Gunpo, Korea. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Wonkwang University Hospital, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea.
Journal:Clin Orthop Surg. 2020 Jun;12(2):187-193. doi: 10.4055/cios19110. Epub 2020 May 14.

4:Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Decompression for Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: Technique Description and Clinical Outcome.
Authors:Liu K, Kadimcherla P
Institution:Atlantic Spine Center, West Orange, NJ.
Journal:Surg Technol Int. 2020 May 28;36:467-470.

5:Reduction versus In Situ Fusion for Adult High-Grade Spondylolisthesis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Authors:Lak AM, Abunimer AM, Devi S, Chawla S, Aydin L, Tafel I, Smith TR, Mekary RA, Zaidi HA
Institution:Computational Neurosciences Outcomes Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2020 Jun;138:512-520.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.03.030. Epub 2020 Mar 14.

6:Regional Variance in Disability and Quality-of-Life Outcomes After Surgery for Grade I Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis: A Quality Outcomes Database Analysis.
Authors:Sherrod BA, Mummaneni PV, Alvi MA, Chan AK, Bydon M, Glassman SD, Foley KT, Potts EA, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Park P, Wang MY, Fu KM, Slotkin JR, Asher AL, Virk MS, Bisson EF
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Electronic address: neuropub@hsc.utah.edu.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2020 Jun;138:e336-e344. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.02.117. Epub 2020 Feb 28.

7:Outcomes and Complications With Age in Spondylolisthesis: An Evaluation of the Elderly From the Quality Outcomes Database.
Authors:Karsy M, Chan AK, Mummaneni PV, Virk MS, Bydon M, Glassman SD, Foley KT, Potts EA, Shaffrey CI, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Asher AL, Knightly JJ, Park P, Fu KM, Slotkin JR, Haid RW, Wang M, Bisson EF
Institution:Department of Neurological Surgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
Journal:Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Jul 15;45(14):1000-1008. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000003441.

8:Treatment of L5-S1 Spondyloptosis with Multiple Pedicle Defects Through a Combined Anterior and Posterior Approach.
Authors:Tian W, Lang Z
Institution:Department of Spine Surgery, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing, People's Republic of China. Electronic address: jsttianwei@163.com.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2020 May;137:206-210. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.01.234. Epub 2020 Feb 6.

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