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:||Wang G, Han D, Cao Z, Guan H, Xuan T|
|Institution:||Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Foshan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Foshan 528000, China. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org. China. Medicine, Foshan 528000, China. Medicine, Foshan 528000, China. Medicine, Foshan 528000, China.|
|Journal:||Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2017 Apr;155:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2017.01.020. Epub 2017 Jan 31.|
|Authors:||Wu AM, Chen CH, Shen ZH, Feng ZH, Weng WQ, Li SM, Chi YL, Yin LH, Ni WF|
|Institution:||Department of Orthopedics, Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Second Medical College of Wenzhou Medical University, Zhejiang Spine Center, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China. University, Second Medical College of Wenzhou Medical University, Zhejiang Spine Center, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China. University, Second Medical College of Wenzhou Medical University, Zhejiang Spine Center, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China. University, Second Medical College of Wenzhou Medical University, Zhejiang Spine Center, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China. University, Second Medical College of Wenzhou Medical University, Zhejiang Spine Center, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China. University, Second Medical College of Wenzhou Medical University, Zhejiang Spine Center, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China. University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China.|
|Journal:||Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:8423638. doi: 10.1155/2017/8423638. Epub 2017 Jan 5.|
|Authors:||Radovanovic I, Urquhart JC, Ganapathy V, Siddiqi F, Gurr KR, Bailey SI, Bailey CS|
|Institution:||Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University. Dentistry, Western University. Dentistry, Western University. Dentistry, Western University. Dentistry, Western University. Dentistry, Western University.|
|Journal:||J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Apr;26(4):448-453. doi: 10.3171/2016.9.SPINE1680. Epub 2017 Jan 20.|
|Authors:||Baker JF, Errico TJ, Kim Y, Razi A|
|Institution:||Department of Spine and Spinal Deformity Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY, 10002, USA. email@example.com. Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY, 10002, USA. Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY, 10002, USA. Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY, 10002, USA.|
|Journal:||Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2017 Feb;27(2):169-180. doi: 10.1007/s00590-016-1885-5. Epub 2016 Nov 25.|
|Authors:||Ghogawala Z, Dziura J, Butler WE, Dai F, Terrin N, Magge SN, Coumans JV, Harrington JF, Amin-Hanjani S, Schwartz JS, Sonntag VK, Barker FG 2nd, Benzel EC|
|Institution:||From the Alan L. and Jacqueline B. Stuart Spine Research Center, the Department of Neurosurgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington (Z.G., S.N.M.), and the Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital (W.E.B., J.-V.C.E.C., F.G.B.), and Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Tufts University School of Medicine (N.T.), Boston - all in Massachusetts; Wallace Trials Center, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich (Z.G.), and Yale Center for Analytical Sciences, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven (J.D., F.D.) - both in Connecticut; the Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (J.F.H.); the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago (S.A.-H.); Perelman School of Medicine (J.S.S.), Wharton School of Business (J.S.S), and the Leonard Davis Institute (J.S.S.), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Barrow Neurosurgical Associates, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ (V.K.H.S.); and the Center for Spine Health and the Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland (E.C.B.).|
|Journal:||N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 14;374(15):1424-34. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1508788.|
|Authors:||Chandra V, Singh RK|
|Journal:||Acta Orthop Belg. 2016 Mar;82(1):23-30.|
|Authors:||Thirukumaran CP, Raudenbush B, Li Y, Molinari R, Rubery P, Mesfin A|
|Institution:||*Department of Public Health Science, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York daggerDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York.|
|Journal:||Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Mar;41(6):490-501. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001238.|
|Authors:||Oliveira LC, Guedes CA, Jassi FJ, Martini FA, Oliveira RG|
|Institution:||Health Sciences Center, State University of North Parana, Jacarezinho, Parana, Brazil. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Brazil. Brazil. Brazil. Brazil.|
|Journal:||J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2016 Jan;20(1):123-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2015.07.038. Epub 2015 Jul 26.|
|Authors:||Tsuji T, Watanabe K, Hosogane N, Fujita N, Ishii K, Chiba K, Toyama Y, Nakamura M, Matsumoto M|
|Institution:||Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan. Electronic address: email@example.com.; Department of Advanced Treatment for Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan.; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3-2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitame, 359-8513, Japan.|
|Journal:||J Orthop Sci. 2016 Mar;21(2):133-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jos.2015.12.007. Epub 2015 Dec 22.|
|Authors:||Anderson JT, Haas AR, Percy R, Woods ST, Ahn UM, Ahn NU|
|Journal:||Orthopedics. 2016 Jan-Feb;39(1):e1-8. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20151218-01. Epub 2015 Dec 23.|
|Authors:||Matz PG, Meagher RJ, Lamer T, Tontz WL Jr, Annaswamy TM, Cassidy RC, Cho CH, Dougherty P, Easa JE, Enix DE, Gunnoe BA, Jallo J, Julien TD, Maserati MB, Nucci RC, O'Toole JE, Rosolowski K, Sembrano JN, Villavicencio AT, Witt JP|
|Institution:||Brain and Spine Center, 232 S. Woods Mill Rd., Ste. 400E, Chesterfield, MO 63017-3417, USA. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org. 75418, USA. USA. USA. 55455, USA.|
|Journal:||Spine J. 2016 Mar;16(3):439-48. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2015.11.055. Epub 2015 Dec 8.|
|Authors:||Mori G, Mikami Y, Arai Y, Ikeda T, Nagae M, Tonomura H, Takatori R, Sawada K, Fujiwara H, Kubo T|
|Institution:||Department of Orthopaedics, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.|
|Journal:||J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Mar;24(3):367-74. doi: 10.3171/2015.6.SPINE141298. Epub 2015 Nov 27.|
|Authors:||Hsu HT, Yang SS, Chen TY|
|Institution:||*Division of NeurosurgerydaggerDepartment of Surgery, Taipei Tzuchi Hospital, The Buddhist Tzuchi Medical Foundation, Taipeidouble daggerSchool of Medicine, Buddhist Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan.|
|Journal:||Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Feb;29(1):E16-20. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000061.|
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