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Mrs. E.N, 36 yrs : - High Grade Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Reduction and Lumbar Fusion Surgery

31 Jul 2022
Adult Isthmic HSG - High Grade Spondylolisthesis 
-Spondylolisthesis is Forward slippage of one vertebral body over the vertebral body below it.

- In an adult is caused by a defect i.e stress fracture in the pars interarticularis . - Pars Defect i.e stress fracture is seen in 4-6% of the general population and 85% occur at L5/S1 level and 15% occur at L4/5 level.

- Meyerding Grade 1-2 slips less than 50% are Low Grade Spondylolisthesis - LSG and Grade 3-5 slips more than 50% are High Grade Spondylolisthesis -  HSG.

-Mrs. E.N, 36 yrs young homemaker came to me for treatment as she was suffering for a very long time with instability related low back pain and both leg sciatica i.e Neurogenic Claudication. She was unable to stand/walk even for short duration at home. Her quality of life was very poor. - She had High Grade Spondylolisthesis i.e Stress fracture of Pars and forward slip at L5/S1 level .

-Orthopaedic Spine Surgery : Posterior L5/S1 Reduction of slip and TLIF Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. - Patient was mobilised within 24 hrs of her surgery at Yashoda Hospital Somajiguda. Thanks to the whole team involved in delivering such high quality outcomes at minimal cost.


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