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What is procedure of the spine called x-lift

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
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Expert:  DoogleNK replied 8 years ago.
I think what you are looking for is XLIF---extreme lateral interbody fusion in the lumbar spine. This is a minimally invasive spine procedure for fusion of vertebral bodies by approaching form the lateral side.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I don't know if this is the area for feedback but I want you to know that the doctor supplied me with a very professional way. Not only did he provide a written response but he enabled me to print pictures of the procedure. I feel much better abouat me husband having this done. I will return in the future.Many thanks!!

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