Nearly every major medical breakthrough over the past 50 years can be attributed to new discoveries that were made possible through meticulous biomedical research. Many diseases and conditions that previously took a heavy toll on patients in terms of both morbidity and mortality are now either treatable or preventable thanks in large part to painstaking research that expanded the frontiers of scientific knowledge and moved the most promising basic research developments into tangible health benefits through human clinical trails. Ongoing research is also the key that will open the door to additional major medical advances and breakthroughs in the future.
Our staff at Medifocus is committed to keeping our subscribers to the Medifocus Digest Alert on Spondylolisthesis abreast of the latest new research developments that have recently been published in the medical literature for this condition. In this issue of the Digest Alert, you will find a focused list of hand-picked journal article references that represent the latest advances in basic and clinical research for Spondylolisthesis. These articles represent the current state-of-the-art of the research that will hopefully lead to additional major advances and breakthroughs in the clinical management of Spondylolisthesis. You can access the summaries of each article referenced below by simply clicking on the article Title.
We will continue to update you with the latest scientific and clinical developments through the Medifocus Digest Alert on Spondylolisthesis every 3 months. Thank you for your ongoing subscription to this publication.
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|Authors:||Endler P, Ekman P, Moller H, Gerdhem P|
|Institution:||1Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, and Department of Orthopaedics, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden 2Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Sodersjukhuset, and Department of Orthopaedics, Sodersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.|
|Journal:||J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 May 3;99(9):743-752. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.00679.|
|Institution:||Department of Neurosurgery, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Kamoda, Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan. Electronic address: email@example.com.|
|Journal:||World Neurosurg. 2017 Apr;100:434-439. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.01.040. Epub 2017 Jan 19.|
|Authors:||Challier V, Boissiere L, Obeid I, Vital JM, Castelain JE, Benard A, Ong N, Ghailane S, Pointillart V, Mazas S, Mariey R, Gille O|
|Institution:||*Spine Unit 1, Bordeaux University Hospital, Gironde, France daggerClinical Epidemiology Unit, Bordeaux University Hospital, Gironde, France.|
|Journal:||Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Apr 15;42(8):531-539. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001857.|
|Authors:||Carreon LY, Glassman SD, Ghogawala Z, Mummaneni PV, McGirt MJ, Asher AL|
|Institution:||Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, Kentucky; Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts; California; and.|
|Journal:||J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Jun;24(6):916-21. doi: 10.3171/2015.10.SPINE15917. Epub 2016 Feb 19.|
|Authors:||Okuda S, Fujimori T, Oda T, Yamasaki R, Maeno T, Yamashita T, Matsumoto T, Iwasaki M|
|Institution:||*Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital, 1179-3 Nagasone-cho, Kita-ku, Sakai, Osaka, JapandaggerDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sumitomo Hospital, 5-3-20 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan.|
|Journal:||Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Feb;41(3):E148-54. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001188.|
|Authors:||Cuellar JM, Field JS, Bae HW|
|Institution:||*The Spine Center, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA daggerDesert Institute for Spine Care (DISC), Phoeniz, AZ.|
|Journal:||Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Apr;41 Suppl 8:S97-S105. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001484.|
|Authors:||Kuo CH, Chang PY, Wu JC, Chang HK, Fay LY, Tu TH, Cheng H, Huang WC|
|Institution:||Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; Hospital; Hospital; Hospital; Hospital; Hospital; Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Hospital; Hospital;|
|Journal:||Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Jan;40(1):E3. doi: 10.3171/2015.10.FOCUS15441.|
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