What is Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) L5-S1?

Category: Surgeries

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Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure in which two or more vertebrae are joined or fused together. A revision or salvage surgery is usually required when the fusion goes wrong, or when the joints lack stability.

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) L5-S1

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Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) L5-S1

Hospitalization
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9

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Having Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) L5-S1 (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Not indicated
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3
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped having Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) L5-S1

Adherence


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Burden


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Cost per month


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$200+
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$100-199
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$50-99
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Cost per month
$25-49
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< $25
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Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) L5-S1.