Tuesday, August 3, 2010

For The Very Curious

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) is a procedure that fuses the anterior and posterior columns of the spine through a posterior approach. A bone graft and interbody spacer stabilize the anterior portion while the posterior is locked in place with pedicle screws, rods and bone graft. Hence the instrumentation......


allen sabinson said...


I hope the surgery goes extremely well and that the recovery won't be too grueling and that it will bring you relief. You've endured so much and are an inspiration for going through all of this with grace and courage. I'll eagerly await further news. Love,

Anonymous said...

We're thinking of you and feel sure your surgery will go swimmingly well. XOXO Leslie and Mitch

xtn said...

Wow Amp! Good luck with the surgery - I am sure it will go swimmingly!

If you need anything - anything at all - we're just across the street so give us a shout!

thinking of you,

Christian, Kristen, Lola and Luke.