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Volume:2 Issue:3 Number:109 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #4809
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ISASS: XLIF and TLIF for treatment of low-grade spondylolisthesis

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OrthoEvidence. ISASS: XLIF and TLIF for treatment of low-grade spondylolisthesis . ACE Report. 2013;2(3):109. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4809

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

XLIF vs. MAS TLIF for the Treatment of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: Perioperative Clinical Outcomes from a Prospective Multi-Center Randomized Study

Contributing Authors: R Isaacs J Sembrano F Zahrawi

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


34 patients were randomized to compare the clinical and radiographic outcomes of two different procedures for the treatment of low-grade spondylolisthesis. Patients received either lateral lumbar interbody fusion (XLIF) or transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) and were assessed after 3 months. Results indicated that a higher incidence of perioperative hip flexion weakness was observed in t...

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