BACK SURGERY

                                  

 

Lumbar Spine Surgery

Transforaminal Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

 

Is a procedure that fuses the anterior and posterior columns of the spine through a posterior approach. A bone graft and interbody spacer stabilize the anterior portion while the posterior is locked in place with pedicle screws, rods and bone graft.

Indications for TLIF surgery include:

  • Low grade 1 or 2 Spondylolisthesis with associated stenosis or instability
  • Degenerative disc disease with associated foraminal stenosis and/or loss of physiologic lumbar curvature
  • Previous discectomy or laminectomy with residual stenosis requiring revision surgery associated with degenerative disc
    disease, local instability or spondylolisthesis

Indications for Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Isthmic type Spondylolisthesis

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Spondylolisthesis with Local Instability

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Post- Lumbar Discectomy stenosis with spondylolisthesis

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