Minimally-Invasive TLIF (Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion)

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Minimally-Invasive TLIF (Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion)

This minimally invasive procedure is used to remove a degenerated disc to relieve the compression of nerve roots in the lumbar spine. It is performed through a small incision on the back.

What is minimally-invasive TLIF?

This detailed video explains the entire process of minimally-invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, including preparation, accessing the vertebra, disc removal, bone graft insertion, additional support, and ending the procedure. Most patients are discharged from the hospital the following day and can return to their usual activity level within a few weeks of surgery.