PLIF


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PLIF

[¦pē¦el¦ī′ef or plif]
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This nearly simultaneous appearance of LTHR is consistent with previous formaldehyde PLIF and chemical-kinetic modeling studies [49, 50].
7% (in all spinal fusion techniques) to 30% (in all PLIF and TLIF approaches), with 85% of its use being off-label or physician-directed (11).
Advantages of the TLIF over PLIF are fewer complications, elimination of epidural scarring, less intraoperative bleeding and avoidance of dura and nerve roots3.
Taking into account the structural, geometric and mechanical characteristics of vertebrae for the PLIF, we proposed the design of interbody implant (cage) prismatic form, support surfaces of which provided with teeth, which prevent the migration of cage relative surfaces of vertebrae.
Abbreviations: OL, olfactory lobe; ORN, olfactory receptor neuron; PLIF, planar lasar-induced fluorescence.
Risk factors for adjacent segment degeneration after PLIF.
Augmenting the PLIF technique with pedicle screws has become standard practice because of the high rate of pseudoarthrodesis encountered with stand-alone grafts (Steffee, 1989).
The PLIF technique features acetone-seeded nitrogen injected into air at various pressures.
The FORZA[TM] Spacer System features uniquely designed instruments that improve surgical efficiency during a PLIF or TLIF technique.
More recently, in measurements of in-cylinder NO concentrations in an optical engine using NO PLIF (Planar Laser-Induced Fluorescence), Verbiezen et al.
Additional extensions are planned for TLIF and PLIF procedures in multiple footprint, height, and lordotic angle configurations.