Pediatric Spondylolisthesis: Identifying Surgical Candidates and Selecting the Approach

In a talk with relevance for both adult and pediatric spinal care providers, orthopedic surgeon Sigurd Berven, MD, discusses complex decisions on whether and how to treat a child with high-grade spondylolisthesis. Describing the surgical options available and the evidence on which may avert the need for later interventions, he emphasizes the value of skillful reduction, which often makes a quality-of-life difference in adulthood.


March 18, 2022

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Sigurd Berven, MD

Sigurd Berven, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Sigurd H. Berven has a strong interest in the care of children and adults with spinal disorders. He has expertise in pediatric and adult deformities, degenerative conditions of the spine, spinal tumors and spinal trauma. In research, ...

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