XLIF® Corpectomy

The XLIF Corpectomy technique allows surgeons to treat corpectomy patients through a reproducible, minimally disruptive exposure that provides direct visualization to the affected area.

Clinical benefits

XLIF corpectomy

A corpectomy (with corpus meaning “body”, and ectomy meaning “remove”) is a procedure where the vertebral body and the adjoining discs are removed. An XLIF Corpectomy is used to treat patients suffering from severe spinal conditions resulting from trauma or tumors where a large part of the vertebra must be removed.

Faster Postoperative Recovery Time

Reduced Scarring

Reduced Hospital Stay

Minimal Blood Loss During

Is XLIF Corpectomy right for me?

If you require spinal surgery, your physician may determine that XLIF Corpectomy is a good option for you. Some of the associated conditions and information are listed here.

Conversely, your physician may determine that XLIF Corpectomy is not a good option for you. It is important to discuss this with your physician in order to determine the best course of treatment for you. This procedure may be used to treat the following conditions:

Vertebral fracture

Vertebral body tumor

Vertebral body fracture(s)

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Technologies Commonly Used

NuVasive offers a full-line portfolio of products for minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions. Procedurally-based solutions may include:
Access Instruments
9500448 C
Vertebral Body Replacement

For further information about NuVasive products including indications for use, contraindications, warnings, and precautions, visit the eIFU page.