Dec 01, · Background Context. The North American Spine Society's (NASS) Evidence-Based Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis features evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing and treating adult patients with isthmic spondylolisthesis. The guideline is intended to reflect contemporary treatment concepts for symptomatic isthmic . Mar 04, · According to a article in the peer-reviewed journal Spine, it occurs in about 6 to percent of the adult population. Specific exercises may .
Dec 24, · The goals of surgical intervention in an adult patient with an isthmic spondylolisthesis are to improve the symptoms of low back pain, neurological dysfunction (ie, weakness), and posture and gait Cited by: Upon publication, the Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis guideline was accepted into the National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC) and will be updated approximately every 5 .
To determine whether posterolateral fusion in patients with adult isthmic spondylolisthesis results in an improved outcome compared with an exercise program. Summary of Background Data. In spondylolisthesis, satisfactory results have been reported . The incidence of isthmic (spondylolytic) spondylolisthesis in the general adult population ranges between % and 8%; (9) however, the epidemiology of high-grade spondylolisthesis is unknown. High-grade spondylolytic spondylolisthesis.