Minimally invasive versus open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis: comparative effectiveness and cost-utility analysis.

Parker, Scott L   •   Mendenhall, Stephen K   •   Shau, David N   •   Zuckerman, Scott L   •   Godil, Saniya S   •   Cheng, Joseph S   •   McGirt, Matthew J

published in: World neurosurgery



endpoint

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


basics

diagnosis:
spondylolisthesis

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

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

publication details

10.1016/j.wneu.2013.01.041
pubmed
23321379
2014
clinical trial
no
prospective
1c