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Old 02-06-2013, 10:14 AM   #5
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Re: xlif for L4-L5 plif for L5-S1

I understand the need for surgery. What is being suggested is rather unusual. The norm would be to have either a PLIF or TLIF, not to do one segment one way and the second segment another way. I was just curious why the surgeon is suggesting doing it this way -- I just haven't heard of it before and wondered what the reason for it was....

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