Radiographic restoration of lumbar alignment after transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.
Neurosurgery. 2009 May;64(5):955-63; discussion 963-4
Authors: Jagannathan J, Sansur CA, Oskouian RJ, Fu KM, Shaffrey CI
Restoration of lumbar lordosis is a critical factor in long-term success after lumbar fusions. Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) is a popular surgical technique in the lumbar spine, but few data exist on change in spinal alignment after the procedure.
PMID: 19404155 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]