Decompression Plus Fusion vs Without Fusion Not Superior for Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
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OrthoEvidence. Decompression Plus Fusion vs Without Fusion Not Superior for Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. ACE Report. 2021;37(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13593
The necessity or not of the addition of fusion to decompression for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis patients: A PRISMA compliant meta-analysisMedicine (Baltimore). 2021 Apr 9;100(14): e24775.
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Six randomized controlled trials containing a total of 650 lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing decompression plus lumbar fusion (n=375) to decompression alone (n=275). Pooled outcomes of interest included low back and leg pain improvement on the visual analogue scale (VAS), the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) score, patient satisfaction, inc...
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