Interlaminar stabilization vs posterolateral spinal fusion for low-grade spondylolisthesis
Can low-grade spondylolisthesis be effectively treated by either coflex interlaminar stabilization or laminectomy and posterior spinal fusion? Two-year clinical and radiographic results from the randomized, prospective, multicenter US investigational deviJ Neurosurg Spine. 2013 Aug;19(2):174-84
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346 patients with low-grade spondylolisthesis were randomized to examine the comparative efficacy between two different operations with regard to spinal stabilization, preservation of mobility, improvement in disability, and pain reduction. The two operations compared were Coflex interlaminar stabilization and laminectomy with posterolateral spinal fusion. The results over a two year period indica...