Comparison of one-level minimally invasive and open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in degenerative and isthmic spondylolisthesis grades 1 and 2.

Wang, Jian   •   Zhou, Yue   •   Zhang, Zheng Feng   •   Li, Chang Qing   •   Zheng, Wen Jie   •   Liu, Jie

published in: European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society



endpoint

blood loss (undefined)
complications (undefined)
fusion rate (undefined)
length of hospital stay (undefined)
ODI (undefined)
operative time (undefined)
VAS (back) (undefined)


basics

diagnosis:
spondylolisthesis

localization:
lumbar → motion segment → L3/L4
lumbar → motion segment → L4/L5
lumbar → motion segment → L5/S1

method:
surgical therapy → TLIF open
surgical therapy → TLIF minimally invasive

publication details

10.1007/s00586-010-1404-z
pubmed
20411281
2010
randomized controlled trial
no
prospective
1b