Minimally Invasive vs Open TLIF in Spondylolisthesis Minimally Invasive vs Open TLIF in Spondylolisthesis
When it comes to TLIF procedures for the treatment of spondylolisthesis, is the minimally invasive or open approach the better option? A new study compares outcomes and complications.Spine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 25, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

In Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis, Decompression Surgery Not Inferior to Decompression With Instrumented Fusion
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - December 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Adjunctive Fusion Bests Decompression Alone for Spondylolisthesis Adjunctive Fusion Bests Decompression Alone for Spondylolisthesis
Decompression, either alone or with fusion, was associated with low reoperation rates, but patients who underwent fusion had better disability outcomes, and rates of reoperation were lower in new research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 25, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Decompression Alone Not Inferior to Decompression With Fusion for Spondylolisthesis Decompression Alone Not Inferior to Decompression With Fusion for Spondylolisthesis
Two years after patients with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis are treated with decompression surgery, those who skip spinal fusion do just as well as those who receive it, according to a new open-label noninferiority trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 6, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Decompression Noninferior for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
THURSDAY, Aug. 5, 2021 -- For patients undergoing surgery for degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis, decompression alone is noninferior to decompression with instrumented fusion during a period of two years, according to a study published in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Role of Machine Learning in Management of Spondylolisthesis Role of Machine Learning in Management of Spondylolisthesis
A new review explores the potential exciting new role machine learning could have in the management of spondylolisthesis.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Factors Affecting Surgical Outcomes in Spondylolisthesis Factors Affecting Surgical Outcomes in Spondylolisthesis
Could certain preoperative factors predict which degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis patients will have a poor surgical outcome?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

What Causes Joint Pain?
DiscussionMusculoskeletal problems are common problems in pediatric practice with up to 15% of acute care visits being for this problem. Joint pain is a common concern for families but the differential diagnosis is extensive and needs thoughtful consideration. History is a key to discerning the potential diagnosis but also in guiding the physical examination and laboratory examination. Family history especially for systemic diseases should be considered. On physical examination all joints should be examined include sacroiliac and temporomandibular joints. Is this arthritis or arthralgia? Distinction between inflammatory...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 26, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Empirical Spine Completes Enrollment in Pivotal IDE Clinical Trial Studying LimiFlex in Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 17, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Empirical Spine, Inc., maker of the LimiFlex Paraspinous Tension Band, today announced completion of enrollment in its U.S. IDE trial studying the use of LimiFlex with a decomp... Devices, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Empirical Spine, LimiFlex Paraspinous Tension Band, spondylolisthesis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Spondylolisthesis
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NuVasive wins FDA nod for Cohere XLIF implant components
NuVasive¬†(NSDQ:NUVA) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for Cohere porous PEEK implants that are part of its Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion surgical spinal procedures. The San Diego-based company touted that its porous PEEK technology offers both three-dimensional architecture and the radiolucent properties of PEEK, which it claims provides “increased clarity in postoperative x-rays and imaging.” “Cohere XLIF with its one-of-a-kind Porous PEEK technology provides surgeons the best implant for treating patients. It is designed to allow early incorporation of bone into the inter-body spacer, which ma...
Source: Mass Device - November 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Spinal Nuvasive Source Type: news

Supine Lateral Radiographs in Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Supine Lateral Radiographs in Lumbar Spondylolisthesis
Learn more about the role of supine lateral radiographs for the evaluation of segmental instability in degenerative spondylolisthesis.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Opioid Dependence More Common Before Spine Surgery
THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 -- Opioid dependence is more likely to occur in patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS) before surgery than afterward, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. Mayur Sharma,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Spine surgery patients less likely to be opioid dependent after surgery
(University of Louisville) Spine surgeons and researchers at UofL, concerned about potential opioid misuse resulting from pain management related to surgery, have discovered positive news in a study of back surgery patients. The study, conducted by researchers in the UofL Department of Neurological Surgery, concludes that patients undergoing surgery for degenerative spondylolisthesis are less likely to be dependent on opioids after than before the surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Opioid dependence in patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis: More likely to occur before than after surgery
(Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group) Researchers investigated risk factors for the development of opioid dependence in patients undergoing surgery for degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS). They found that, overall, patients were more likely to have a dependency on opioid medications before surgery than afterward. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news