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Simultaneous combined anterior and posterior lumbar fusion has become an accepted operative procedure for the treatment of patients with disabling low back pain.
The Diamondback[R] pedicle screw system can be used as an adjunct device to supplement posterior lumbar fusion.
Abstract: Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) offers equivalent postoperative fusion rates compared to posterior lumbar fusion (PLF) and minimizes the amount of iatrogenic injury to the spinal muscles.
The system is designed to encourage the surgeon to utilize an ever more localized and less-invasive surgical approach on posterior lumbar fusion cases.
Surgical cases include carpal tunnel releases, lumbar laminectomies, anterior cervical discectomies, posterior cervical laminectomies, anterior lumbar interbody fusions, and posterior lumbar fusion with mechanical fixation.