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Device Solutions for a Challenging Spine Surgery: Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (MIS TLIF).

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Summary of "Device Solutions for a Challenging Spine Surgery: Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (MIS TLIF)."

Lumbar interbody fusion remains a mainstay in the treatment of degenerative spinal pathology. Interbody devices are often used in an attempt to improve fusion rates and outcomes. Minimally invasive techniques lend unique advantages, but are challenging and often plagued with complications. Specifically, minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS TLIF) has a steep learning curve and there is a lack of concise information on solutions to optimize outcomes. Areas Covered: This review details an appropriate surgical technique of MIS TLIF and includes an overview of the components that go into a successful procedure. A thorough literature search of the PubMed database was completed to provide a comprehensive analysis of the interbody devices, posterolateral fixation, and osteobiologics. Expert Commentary: MIS TLIFs have demonstrated successful clinical and radiographic outcomes and have become a mainstay for treating various degenerative lumbar pathologies. As minimally invasive techniques continue to evolve, devices and biologics will continue to expand the indications for MIS TLIFs and will optimize long-term outcomes.

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Name: Expert review of medical devices
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