Fusion back of spine
There are many types of fusion
surgeries done in the lumbar spine.
Posterolateral fusion is when bone is laid on the outside of the spine over the facet joints and transverse processes. While interbody fusion is when bone is placed between the vertebral bodies. Interbody fusion can be done from font (anterior, alif), back (posterior, plif) or angled (transforaminal, tlif) or side (lateral, dlif).