Results of Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Lytic and Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
The report and discussion of results obtained from any type of surgical treatment requires a description of the pathological lesion being treated. The medical definition of spondylolisthesis is a forward slippage of the spine. The existence of this condition has been known since 1741 when Andre described an “inward warping of the spine” . Neugebauer in 1834 was the first to suggest that spondylolisthesis was congenital in origin, resulting from a developmental defect in the neural ring .
KeywordsNerve Root Disk Space Interbody Fusion Ligamentum Flavum Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
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