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How common is it for someone to need an anterior lumbar interbody fusion?

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Dr. Reza Karimi
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Fairly routine

Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (alif) is a procedure that is routinely performed to treated degenerative disc disease/spinal instability.
It is most commonly performed on the l5-s1 level.

In brief: Fairly routine

Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (alif) is a procedure that is routinely performed to treated degenerative disc disease/spinal instability.
It is most commonly performed on the l5-s1 level.
Dr. Reza Karimi
Dr. Reza Karimi
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
There are always multiple options for lumbar fusion but an anterior approach is very good.
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