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Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

When the bone that connects the two joints of the spinal segment gets fractured, the vertebral body gets displaced forward as compared to the rest of the structure. This condition is known as the isthmic spondylolisthesis. The bone can get fractured by any reason. It is a very thin bone and do not get adequate […]

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High and Low Grade isthmic

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

As stated earlier, Spondylolisthesis is the forward or backward slippage of the vertebra in the vertebral column. When the condition occurs due to some fracture in inter-vertebral pars then such type of spondylolisthesis is regarded as the ‚ÄúIsthmic Spondylolisthesis‚ÄĚ. Commonly it is seen that the slippage in Isthmic condition occurs between the L4-L5 and L3-L4 […]

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