Outcome of decompression with and without fusion in spinal stenosis with degenerative spondylolisthesis in relation to preoperative pain pattern - A register study of 1,624 patients.

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Abstract

Patients with spinal stenosis with concomitant degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS) and predominance of back pain have been shown to have inferior outcome after surgery. Studies comparing outcome according to preoperative pain predominance and treatment received are lacking.

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Authors
  • Freyr Gauti Sigmundsson
  • Bo Jönsson
  • Björn Strömqvist
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  • Orthopedics
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)638-646
JournalThe Spine Journal
Volume15
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes