Steven M. Theiss, MD
Isthmic Spondylolisthesis and Spondylolysis
ABSTRACT: Isthmic spondylolisthesis, or spondylolisthesis due to a lesion of the pars interarticularis, is a common source of pain and disability in both the pediatric and adult population. This review examines the current diagnostic and treatment options for patients with this condition. It also reviews the results of the various interventions to facilitate the surgeon in choosing the appropriate treatment option for any given patient.