Degenerative spondylolisthesis 1: general principles

degenerative spondylolisthesis model

Goal of the Study? In this paper 1, the authors review the general principles of degenerative spondylolisthesis, including the diagnosis, characteristics, management and treatment.   What is degenerative spondylolisthesis? Degenerative spondylolisthesis results from the progression of degenerative changes in the intervertebral disc (IVD) and facet joints that lead to destabilizing one or more vertebral segments. […]

Disc Herniation Over-reported with Spondylolisthesis – Research

Disc Herniation Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is the slippage of one vertebra on another—frequently found with disc herniation. However, in this recent paper titled: “Over-reporting of the disc herniation in lumbar spine MRI scans performed for patients with spondylolisthesis” 1 they sought to find if disc herniation is over-reported and in turn, possibly over-treated. Spondylolisthesis is best diagnosed when the […]