spondylolisthesis


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Related to spondylolisthesis: spondylolysis, spondylitis
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a forward dislocation of one vertebra over the one beneath it producing pressure on spinal nerves

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Conditions that may be treated with surgery include herniated discs, lumbar spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and degenerative disc disease.
Spondylolisthesis is the term used to describe forward translation of one vertebra over the adjacent vertebra.
4,9,11,20] Although the link between facet tropism and lumbar disc hernia, lumbar spondylolysis, and degenerative spondylolisthesis was reported previously, [3,10,21] other studies failed to show the correlation between facet tropism and lumbar degenerative lesions.
The flexion radiographs revealed instability of the spondylolisthesis (Figure 4).
She also had partial syndactyly of second and third toes, left sided ectropion, reduced intervertebral disc spaces and a spondylolisthesis at lumbosacral level.
We have found TLIF an effective procedure in reducing back pain and improving patient disability scores in cases of low back pain because of DDD, instability and spondylolisthesis.
Spondylolisthesis is the forward movement of one vertebra on another.
The inclusion criteria were as follows: (1) English and Chinese literature; (2) the study design was a comparative article (MIS-TLIF versus open-TLIF); (3) the article reported at least one clinic outcome or perioperative data; (4) the patients suffered from degenerative disc diseases (disc herniation, canal stenosis, or spondylolisthesis); isthmic spondylolisthesis was also included; (5) the sample size comprised at least ten patients for both groups; and (6) the full text was available.
Spondylolisthesis is derived from the Greek words-Spondylos (Vertebra) and Olisthanein (To slip or fall).
The Egyptian businesswoman had been suffering from continuous pain in her lower back and spine before doctors told her that she had been suffering from Spondylolisthesis, a medical condition of her lumbar vertebrae.
The contraindication here is that even the most basic back bend (think "upward dog") for someone with spondylolisthesis creates what is commonly known as "the watermelon seed" effect, exacerbating the anterior slippage of the affected vertebra.
Some author advocated that the degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis was relatively stable, and limited decompression may not lead to spinal instability.
Spondylolisthesis is characterized by the translation of one vertebra relative to the next caudal vertebral segment.
Lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis (LDS) is an acquired slippage of one lumbar vertebra on the lower one as the result of degenerative instability, in the absence of a defect in the pars interarticularis.
Moreover, the patient presented with L5-S1 instability secondary to low grade spondylolisthesis due to spondylolysis and degenerative disc disease at the L4-L5 level.
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