ALIF

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ALIFAnterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
ALIFArabic Language Institute in Fez (Morocco)
ALIFArabic Language Institute Foundation (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
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Rao, "Indications for Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion," Orthopaedic Surgery, vol.
Mayer, "A new microsurgical technique for minimally invasive anterior lumbar interbody fusion," Spine, vol.
The exclusion criteria for our study were patients: (1) who underwent an exclusive PLIF (CPT Code 22630), (2) have undergone a TLIF revision surgery, (3) have undergone additional anterior lumbar interbody fusion, (4) have undergone fusion using BMP products other than rhBMP-2, and (5) previously have been exposed to rhBMP-2.
Also some authors suggested that posterior lumbar interbody fusion has the same effect as anterior lumbar interbody fusion in fusion rate and functional outcome.21
Zdeblick, "Anterior lumbar interbody fusion for the management of chronic lower back pain: current strategies and concepts," The Orthopedic Clinics of North America, vol.
They present step-by-step techniques and color illustrations of commonly performed procedures, including injection techniques, anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion, anterior lumbar interbody fusion, cervical disk replacement, and vertebral augmentation, and techniques for lumbar canal stenosis, scoliosis, post tubercular kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, Scheuermann's disease, fractures, spinal tumors, and other conditions.
The Food and Drug Administration has now approved these devices for anterior column fusion, anterior cervical fusion, anterior lumbar interbody fusion, and corpectomy for reconstruction of fractures and tumors, among other uses.
Of the total, 205 were randomly assigned to receive a single-level Charite disk, and 99 received anterior lumbar interbody fusion using Bagby and Kuslich cages.
The ideal candidate for an anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) has low back pain of discogenic origin.
M2 PHARMA-June 2, 2016-Pinnacle Spine Group Launches InFill Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device
Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance to market the Alphatec Solus internal fixation anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) device.
Initial results of AGF were encouraging when Lowery and coworkers reported the results of their first 19 patients treated with AGF for posterolateral and anterior lumbar interbody fusion. AGF was used with ICBG and or local autograft and coraline hydroxyapatite in all fusions.
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