PLIF - Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

PLIF stands for Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion and is the angle taken when the surgeon gains access to the spine from a posterior (through the back) approach.

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PLIF Procedure Overview

PLIF Can Be Used to Treat These Conditions:

  • Bulging Disc
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Tear
  • Failed Back & Neck Surgery
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Foraminal Stenosis

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ALIF - Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

ALIF stands for Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion and is the angle taken when the surgeon gains access to the spine from an anterior (Abdominal) approach. ALIF Can Be Used to Treat These Conditions…

PLIF - Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

PLIF stands for Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion and is the angle taken when the surgeon gains access to the spine from a posterior (through the back) approach. PLIF Can Be Used to Treat These…