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Method of Taillard for Calculating the Percent Slip of L5 in Spondylolisthesis

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Taillard calculated the percent slip of the L5 vertebra on lateral radiographs of the spine in patients with spondylolithesis. In a normal person the posterior aspect of the L5 vertebra should align along the posterior aspect of the sacral vertebrae.

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