Spondylolisthesis and Hospital - Reviews - Page 9
Similar benefits from PLIF and PLF treatments of adults with spondylolisthesis were obtained at most time points and minimal clinically important differences in the Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ) ; but significantly more PLIF-treated adults (96 %) reported less long-term pain on the Low Back Outcome Score than PLF-treated adults with spondylolisthesis (50 %) .The systematic review by Jacobs et al.
Lumbar spondylolisthesis icd 9 code - …
Spondylolisthesis is a back injury involving a forward slipping of one vertebra over another and is most commonly seen in children between the ages of 9 and 14.
The displacement of one vertebra in relation to the adjacent vertebra,usually of the fifth lumbar over the body of the sacrum, or the fourth lumbarover the fifth lumbar vertebra. Degenerative spondylolisthesis is caused by long-standing instabilitydue to progressive degeneration of the spinal joints. It is usually accompanied by the rotation ofthe affected disk. The correct ICD-9code for degenerative or acquired spondylolisthesis is 738.4. It may be congenital disorder; however, thiscondition is extremely rare. It must beclearly stated in the medical record that the condition is congenital (ICD-9code 756.12); otherwise, the condition is presumed to be acquired.