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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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…