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TitleSevere Spondylolisthesis [electronic resource] : Pathology Diagnosis Therapy / edited by Jรผrgen Harms, Henning Stรผrz
ImprintHeidelberg : Steinkopff : Imprint: Steinkopff, 2002
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Descript X, 154 p. online resource


Only dysplastic (congenital) spondylolisthesis can lead to the complete picture of spondyloptosis. Its therapies are still conยญ troversially discussed today. The therapeutic palette ranges from therapeutic nihilism to fusion in situ, to complete reducยญ tion of the lumbo-sacral junction. The goal of the symposium, which is presented in this book, was to demonstrate the anatomical and biomechanical fundaยญ mental principles which are significant for the selection of the appropriate therapy. With regard to the choice of therapeutic options, no unanimous opinion could be achieved. However, it clearly came to fruition that therapeutic nihilism is not indicated. It was also clearly pointed out that the fusion in situ cannot be considered as the therapy method of choice as progression of the slipping process can occur together with considerable neurological complications despite a long posterior fusion. A particular matter of concern of this symposium was to find out to what extent the local deformity influences the global sagittal profile which is of crucial signifiยญ cance with regard to the biomechanical aspect of the lurnbo-saยญ cral hinge. This book is meant to be a guide to the various therapeutic concepts through which it has clearly emerged that cases of progressive isthmic-dysplastic spondylodesis should be operaยญ tively treated as early as possible. Only then is it possible to reยญ store the lumbo-sacral hinge and above all the position of the sacrum in an ideal way


List of Contents -- 1 Severe Spondylolisthesis โ{128}{148} Introduction -- 2 Functional Implications of the Morphology of the Lumbosacral Hinge -- 3 Sagittal Profile of Normal Spine Changes in Spondylolisthesis -- 4 Sagittal Plane Alignment at the Lumbo-sacral Junction โ{128}{148} Some of the Local Factors Both In and Out of the Control of the Surgeon Effecting Biomechanical Behavior -- 5 Biomechanics of the L5/S1 Junction and the Effect of Spondylolisthesis and Spondyloptosis -- 6 A Finite Element Reflection of the Lumbosacral Junction -- 7 The Mechanics of Severe Spondylolisthesis -- 8 Why Strive for Reduction of High Grade Slips Spondylolisthesis -- 9 Spondylolisthesis โ{128}{148} Treatment Options and Alternatives in Managing High Grade Slippage -- 10 Spondyloptosis and Sagittal Profile -- 11 Staged Reduction and Fusion with External Fixateur and Combined Approach for Spondyloptosis -- 12 Treatment of Spondyloptosis by L5 Vertebrectomy with Reduction of L4 onto S1 โ{128}{148} A 20-year Review

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