What is Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion XLIF?

Category: Surgeries

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Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) is used in degenerative disc conditions in which a spinal fusion is indicated. It is similar to spinal fusion, but is less invasive and better restores disc height. The results in a shorter recovery time and less pain for the patient.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion XLIF

Side effect Patients
Weakness in left side 1

Duration

Currently having Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion XLIF

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion XLIF

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
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