The Lateral Interbody Fusion is an approach to spinal fusion in which the surgeon accesses the intervertebral disc space and fuses the lumbar spine (low back) using a surgical approach from the side (lateral) rather than from the front (anterior) or the back (posterior). Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure in which two or more of the vertebrae in the spine are united together so that motion no longer occurs between them eliminating back pain and abnormal movements of the spine.
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New 3-D Printed Tritanium® Device for Spine Surgery Debuts at the Silver Spine & Neurological Center
There’s good news for patients facing surgery to relieve back pain due to degenerative disc disease—back pain originating in the disc with degeneration of the disc confirmed by history and radiographic studies.
On May 26th 2016, 66-year old female was the first to receive a Tritanium TLIF cage in the Dallas-Fort Worth region at Baylor & Scott White Hospital of McKinney, Texas, by Dr. M. Viktor Silver – Double Board Certified Neurosurgeon and Fellowship-trained Spine Surgeon