TLIF Spinal fusion surgery is done to fuse together the front and the back discs in the spinal cord. This fusion stabilizes the spine and acts as a cushion or shock absorber of the spine. Patients who are suffering from degenerative disc disease , spondylolisthesis or reoccurring disc herniations are the ideal candidates for this surgery. Today the spinal fusion surgery has become highly advanced and is performed through minimal invasive procedures.
In TLIF surgery (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion) a bone graft is infused between the two discs within the vertebrates of the patient. This bone graft grows and bridges the gap between the vertebrate. The doctor uses minimally invasive laminectomy to access the spine and then infuses the bone graft between the gap. The procedure causes minimal discomfort to the patient. The lumbar interbody fusion surgery is painless and performed under local anaesthesia. Since TLIF is a minimally invasive spine surgery this a usually a day care procedure and the patient can be discharged the same day. Compared to conventional TLIF spine fusion surgery in which a cut had to be made in the back through which the surgeon could operate, this minimal spine surgery is highly efficient and causes minimal blood loss.
TLIF spinal fusion surgery is also considered is one of the best option for spinal stenosis treatment. The long term benefits of going for this type of spinal fusion surgery are many. Besides the faster recovery time and benefit of spinal pain relief the spinal fusion surgery cost is also highly affordable.
The cost of TLIF Surgery in India is approximately $8500 USD.
There is also another type of laser spine surgery which is nowadays used to treat spinal fusion cases. This is a highly advanced treatment making use of lasers to perform a highly effective and extremely fast surgery with minimum pain. Whatever back surgery a patient desires it always recommended to get a minimally invasive spine fusion surgery. The benefits of minimal invasive spine surgery will always outweigh those of conventional spine surgery.