Radiological Diagnosis of Adult Cases Presenting with Symptomatic Lumbar Spondylolisthesis: A Retrospective Study in a Tertiary Care Hospital

  • Shrivardhan S Patil Assistant Professor; Prakash institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Isalampur (urun) Tal. Walawa Dist Sangli. Maharashtra
Keywords: Radiological diagnosis, Spondylolisthesis, lordosis, vertebrate


Background: The term spondylolisthesis is derived from two Greek word : Spondo (Vertebrate) and disthenein (to slip)  .The first  written description is given by Herbiniaur, a Belgian obstetneiae. Aim:- To Radiological diagnosis of Symptomatic Lumbar Spondylolisthesis in adults .

Methods: 422 patients each of spondylolisthesis in age group 18 – 60 year were included in this study. This study conducted in department of orthopedics over a period of one year.

Results: In this present study , patients were included who have back ache. 422 (8.3%) were with spondylolisthesis and 4698 (91.7%) cases were without spondylolisthesis. From the 422 patients 24 were male and 174 were female. From the 422 patients with spondylolisthesis, (24.6% ) most of the cases were belong to 46-52 age group in male and 39-45 in case of female.

Conclusion: Both Surgical and conservative management have benefit of cases showing with symptomatic lumbar spondylolisthesis. In most of the cases treat by non-operative.


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Patil S. Radiological Diagnosis of Adult Cases Presenting with Symptomatic Lumbar Spondylolisthesis: A Retrospective Study in a Tertiary Care Hospital. IABCR [Internet]. 28Jun.2018 [cited 22Jul.2018];4(2):115-7. Available from: