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What does ALIF stand for?

ALIF stands for Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

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They present step-by-step techniques and color illustrations of commonly performed procedures, including injection techniques, anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion, anterior lumbar interbody fusion, cervical disk replacement, and vertebral augmentation, and techniques for lumbar canal stenosis, scoliosis, post tubercular kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, Scheuermann's disease, fractures, spinal tumors, and other conditions.
30) In a study evaluating the long-term clinical and radiologic results of anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) for isthmic spondylolisthesis, Ishihara and colleagues included 23 patients who were followed for more than 10 years (average, 13.