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Volume:125 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #14065
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Decompression with or without Fusion in Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis


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OrthoEvidence. Decompression with or without Fusion in Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis . ACE Report. 2021;125(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14065

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Decompression with or without Fusion in Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis.

N Engl J Med. 2021 Aug 5;385(6):526-538.

Contributing Authors: IM Austevoll E Hermansen MW Fagerland K Storheim JI Brox T Solberg F Rekeland E Franssen C Weber H Brisby O Grundnes KRH Algaard T Böker H Banitalebi K Indrekvam C Hellum

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Synopsis

Two hundred and sixty seven patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis were randomized to undergo decompression surgery (n=134) or decompression surgery with instrumented fusion (n=133). The primary outcome of interest was the percentage of patients achieving a reduction in score of 30% or greater from baseline to 2-year follow-up on the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI)...

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