Spondylolisthesis is not as uncommon a deformity as was formerly believed, and it occurs quite as often in men as in women. Trauma is the primary cause, although there may be predisposing congenital factors. Approximately two hundred cases have been reported to date. The only satisfactory treatment is the immobilizing spine operation. The author reports eight cases in which most gratifying results have been obtained by this method.
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