Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis: An Epidemiological Perspective – The Copenhagen Osteoarthritis Study.

Nov 16, 2011 by

Jacobsen S, Sonne-Holm S, Rovsing H, Monrad H, Gebuhr P.

Spine.  2007; 32: 120-125.

PMID:  17202902

This large community-based epidemiological study found a higher prevalence of degenerative spondylolisthesis in women than in men (8.4% vs. 2.7%), which they attribute to menopause.  They report on factors that were or were not significantly related to this diagnosis.  This paper provides important information for healthcare planning and prevention.


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