Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) is a spinal fusion procedure performed as an alternative to posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) when posterior decompression of the spinal canal is not required 1

A facetectomy is usually performed followed by a discectomy and insertion of interbody spacer 1

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rID: 59951
System: Spine
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