ALIF device Anteror Lumbar Interbody Fusion


This the device installed during the ALIF (anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion) surgery that I had yesterday. It ia installed into the disc space after  the disc is removed.  It is held in with 2 titanium screws going up and 1 going down.  These devices are what holds the disc space while my own bone grows to fill the space.  That can take 1-3 years..

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