What is Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) /Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) L4-5?

Category: Surgeries

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Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure in which two or more vertebrae are joined or fused together.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) /Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) L4-5

Side effect Patients Percentage
Mobility limited by distance 1
Numbness in legs 1
Stiffness/spasticity 1
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 1

Duration

Stopped having Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) /Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) L4-5

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 7
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3
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