XLIF®

The industry changing procedure continues to transform patients’ lives, transform surgical practices, and transform hospitals’ ability to provide superior, best-in-care patient results.

Clinical Benefits

XLIF is the only lateral approach procedure proven by over 10 years of clinical evidence.

Over 350 published clinical studies support the procedure, documenting positive clinical outcomes such as reduced blood loss, less time in the O.R., and shortened hospital stays as compared to traditional posterior fusion procedures.1

 

Reduced Operation Time

Reduced Postoperative Pain

Reduced Hospital Stay

Less Blood Loss During Surgery

Reduced Postoperative Recovery Time

Smaller Incision

Is XLIF right for me?

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

Conversely, your physician may determine that XLIF 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:

Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) Degenerative Scoliosis Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

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Case Studies
PATIENT

52 years old

Female

TYPE OF CASE

Degenerative disc disease with grade 1 spondylolisthesis and central canal stenosis at L3-L4

PROCEDURE

XLIF with Coroent® XL and XLIF Decade™ 4-hole plate

BEFORE
AFTER

Technologies Commonly Used

NuVasive offers a full-line portfolio of products for minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions. Procedurally-based solutions may include:

xcor2_tg_p_mx4_retractor
Access Instruments
Oplus
Biologics
Decade
Fixation
CoRoentXL
Interbody Implants
nvm5_ss_p_monitor
Neuromonitoring

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

1. Lehmen JA, Gerber EJ. MIS lateral spine surgery: A systematic literature review of complications, outcomes, and economics. Eur Spine J 2015;24 Suppl 3:287-313.