Comparison of SpineJet XL and Conventional Instrumentation for Disk Space Preparation in Unilateral Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion.

@article{Huh2010ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of SpineJet XL and Conventional Instrumentation for Disk Space Preparation in Unilateral Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion.},
  author={Han-Yong Huh and Cheol Ji and K N Ryu and Chun-Kun Park},
  journal={Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={370-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Although unilateral transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) is widely used because of its benefits, it does have some technical limitations. Removal of disk material and endplate cartilage is difficult, but essential, for proper fusion in unilateral surgery, leading to debate regarding the surgery's limitations in removing the disk material on the contralateral side. Therefore, authors have conducted a randomized, comparative cadaver study in order to evaluate the efficiency of… CONTINUE READING