Lumbar Fusion Surgery

Instrumented spinal fusion is a procedure in which a surgeon uses instruments such as rods, plates, and screws to help bones in the spine fuse, or grow together.



PLIF is generally used to treat back or leg pain caused by degenerative disc disease. The surgeon will stabilize the spine by fusing vertebrae together with bone graft material.



TLIF is generally used to treat back or leg pain caused by degenerative disc disease. The surgeon will stabilize the spine by fusing vertebrae together with bone graft material.



ALIF is generally used to treat back or leg pain caused by degenerative disc disease. The surgeon will stabilize the spine by fusing vertebrae together with bone graft material







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Unlike traditional back surgery, XLIF® is performed through the patient’s side. By entering this way,major muscles of the back are avoided. This minimally-invasive procedure is generally used to treat leg or back pain caused by degenerative disc disease.



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