Cost-effectiveness of minimally invasive versus open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis associated low-back and leg pain over two years.

Parker, Scott L   •   Adogwa, Owoicho   •   Bydon, Ali   •   Cheng, Joseph   •   McGirt, Matthew J

published in: World neurosurgery



endpoint

ODI (undefined)
VAS (back) (undefined)
VAS (leg) (undefined)


basics

diagnosis:
spondylolisthesis

localization:
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.2011.09.013
pubmed
22120269
2012
clinical trial
no
prospective
1c