September 2018 Issue

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.

Elliot Jacob, Ph.D.
Vice-President - Content
Medifocus.com, Inc.

1:Iatrogenic Spondylolisthesis Following Open Lumbar Laminectomy: Case Series and Review of the Literature.
Authors:Ramhmdani S, Xia Y, Xu R, Kosztowski T, Sciubba D, Witham T, Bydon A
Institution:Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Electronic address: abydon1@jhmi.edu.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2018 May;113:e383-e390. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.02.039. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

2:Traumatic Lateral Spondyloptosis: Case Series.
Authors:Garg M, Kumar A, Sawarkar DP, Singh PK, Agarwal D, Kale SS, Mahapatra AK
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. India. India. India. Electronic address: drpankajsingh11@gmail.com. India. India. India.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2018 May;113:e166-e171. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.01.206. Epub 2018 Feb 7.

3:Effectiveness of a Decision-Making Protocol for the Surgical Treatment of Lumbar Stenosis with Grade 1 Degenerative Spondylolisthesis.
Authors:Staartjes VE, Schroder ML
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, Bergman Clinics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address: victor.staartjes@gmail.com.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2018 Feb;110:e355-e361. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.11.001. Epub 2017 Nov 10.

4:The effect of preoperative diagnosis on the incidence of adjacent segment disease after lumbar fusion.
Authors:de la Garza-Ramos R, Kerezoudis P, Sciubba DM, Bydon A, Witham TF, Bydon M
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MS, USA. Baltimore, MS, USA. Baltimore, MS, USA. Baltimore, MS, USA. Bydon.mohamad@mayo.edu.
Journal:J Neurosurg Sci. 2018 Feb;62(1):4-9. doi: 10.23736/S0390-5616.16.03492-5. Epub 2015 Sep 23.

For a FREE PREVIEW of the Medifocus Guidebook on Spondylolisthesis click here

To purchase a copy of the COMPLETE Medifocus Guidebook on Spondylolisthesis click here

To subscribe to additional FREE Medifocus Digest Alert on other disease/condition areas click here

Get the Medifocus Guidebook on Spondylolisthesis...
at a Special 20% Discount

Medifocus Guidebook on Spondylolisthesis

Updated: June 29, 2018
188 Pages

This one of a kind Guidebook offers:

  • Answers to your critical health questions including the latest treatments, clinical trials, and expert research.
  • High Quality, Professional level information you can trust and understand culled from the latest peer-reviewed journals.
  • Timely, up to date content with free guidebook updates for 1 year.
  • A unique resource to find leading experts, institutions, and support organizations including contact information and hyperlinks.
  • Over 130,000 Guidebooks Sold
  • 100% Risk Free Money Back Guarantee


The Medifocus Guidebook on Spondylolisthesis is available in the following two convenient formats:


Soft-cover book that is available for immediate shipping via either U.S. Priority Mail or International AirMail (outside the U.S.).

  • Regular List Price = $36.95
  • Less 20% Discount = - $7.40
  • Discounted Price = $29.55(excluding shipping & handling)

Order the Printed Guidebook


Available for immediate download as a PDF document.

  • Regular List Price = $27.95
  • Less 20% Discount = - $5.60
  • Discounted Price = $22.35

Order the Digital Guidebook

Order by Phone

Call Toll Free in the U.S.

From Outside the U.S.

You can also receive a 20% discount when you order your Guidebook by phone.

To receive your 20% discount, simply mention the Discount Coupon Code below to the customer service representative taking your order.

Discount Coupon Code for
Phone Orders


Coupon Expires: February 16, 2019

What Our Customers Are Saying...

"The MediFocus Guidebook on Spondylolisthesis provided me with the information I needed to make an informed decision regarding my treatment. The Guidebook clearly explained the various grades of spondylolisthesis and what patients can expect at each stage. The various treatment options are also clearly explained so that you walk away with a much more realistic expectation about what to expect after treatment."
Shereveport, Louisiana

"The MediFocus Guidebook on Spondylolisthesis enabled me to have a more meaningful and serious discussion with my Orthopedic Surgeon about the various treatment options that are available to me. Your very comprehensive and informative Guidebook not only helped me prepare the right questions to ask my surgeon but also helped me better understand the answers he provided."
Plano, Texas

"Your MediFocus Guidebook on Spondylolisthesis helped me to prepare important questions to ask my doctors about the risks and complications associated with the proposed surgical solution to my low back problem. Thank you."
Malvern, Pennsylvania

Medifocus Digest Alert is published by Medifocus, Inc.
6810 Park Heights Avenue, Suite C5, Baltimore, MD 21215 USA
Copyright © 2019 Medifocus, Inc. All rights reserved.