Single-stage posterior reduction and instrumented fusion of high-grade L5–S1 spondylolisthesis

Single-stage posterior reduction and instrumented fusion of high-grade L5–S1 spondylolisthesis Eur Spine J (2017) 26 (Suppl 5):S557–S559 OPEN OPERATING THEATRE (OOT) Single‑stage posterior reduction and instrumented fusion of high‑grade L5–S1 spondylolisthesis 1 1 Hossein Mehdian  · Luigi Aurelio Nasto   © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Keywords High-grade L5–S1 spondylolisthesis · Sacral Dysplastic spondylolisthesis is due to developmental dome osteotomy · Spondylolisthesis correction · Single- abnormalities of the lumbosacral junction, whereas isthmic stage posterior approach spondylolisthesis involves a defect or elongation of the pars interarticularis (i.e. spondylolysis). Meyerding grading sys- tem is commonly used to measure the degree of slippage, the Learning objectives term spondyloptosis refers to the complete dislocation of the L5 vertebral body in front of the sacrum [4]. Most patients with spondylolisthesis are asymptomatic. Surgical technique for single-stage posterior reduction When symptoms arise, they include low back pain (worse and instrumented fusion of high-grade L5–S1 spon- with activity and hyperextension), tightness of the ham- dylolisthesis in adolescents. strings (increased popliteal angle), and in some patients How to perform a posterior sacral dome osteotomy for neurological deficits (e.g. L5 radiculopathy, or cauda equina anterior column shortening. compression). Indications for surgery include: (1) patients with neurological deficits, (2) progressive deformity in growing children (> 50% slippage), (3) symptomatic adults General information non responsive to conservative management. Routine European Spine Journal Springer Journals

Single-stage posterior reduction and instrumented fusion of high-grade L5–S1 spondylolisthesis

Loading next page...
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Medicine & Public Health; Surgical Orthopedics; Neurosurgery
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site


You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches


Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.



billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial