Laminectomy plus fusion vs laminectomy alone for patients with low-grade spondylolisthesis
Laminectomy plus Fusion versus Laminectomy Alone for Lumbar SpondylolisthesisN Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 14;374(15):1424-34
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66 patients scheduled for operative management of single-level stenosis and grade 1 spondylolisthesis were randomized to either laminectomy plus fusion, or laminectomy alone. Patients were followed-up at 6 weeks, 3 and 6 months, and 1, 2, 3, and 4 years postoperatively for general health-related quality of life using the Short Form 36-Item General Healthy Survey Physical Component Score (SF-36 PCS...
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