Morbidity and mortality in the surgical treatment of 10,242 adults with spondylolisthesis.

Nov 16, 2011 by

Sansur CA, Reames DL, Smith JS, et al.

J Neurosurg Spine.  2010; 13: 589-593.

PMID: 21039149
This paper used a large patient registry to report on complications in surgery for spondylolisthesis. There were 945 complications (9.2%) in 813 patients (7.9%), including 10 deaths (0.1%). This study provides a definitive complication rate for use in counseling patients.

web: http://thejns.org/doi/pdf/10.3171/2010.5.SPINE09529

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