Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a safe technique with satisfactory three to five year results

@article{Hackenberg2004TransforaminalLI,
  title={Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a safe technique with satisfactory three to five year results},
  author={Lars Hackenberg and Henry F. H. Halm and Viola Bullmann and Volker VV Vieth and Marc Schneider and Ulf R. Liljenqvist},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={551-558}
}
The unilateral transforaminal approach for lumbar interbody fusion as an alternative to the anterior (ALIF) and traditional posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) combined with pedicle screw instrumentation is gaining in popularity. At present, a prospective study using a standardized tool for outcome measurement after the transforaminal lumber interbody fusion (TLIF) with a follow-up of at least 3 years is not available in the current literature, although there have been reports on specific… CONTINUE READING
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