Lateral transpsoas lumbar interbody fusion: Outcomes and deformity correction

Nader S. Dahdaleh*, Zachary A. Smith, Laura A. Snyder, Randall B. Graham, Richard G. Fessler, Tyler R. Koski

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The lateral transpsoas approach for interbody fusion is a minimally invasive technique that has been gaining increasing popularity in the management of a variety of spinal degenerative disorders. Recently, there has been increasing utilization of this technique in the management of adult deformity. The authors present a review of the current evidence of using the lateral lumbar transpsoas approach in the correction of adult degenerative scoliosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)353-360
Number of pages8
JournalNeurosurgery clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2014


  • DLIF
  • Deformity
  • Direct lateral interbody fusion
  • Extreme lateral interbody fusion
  • Lateral transpsoas lumbar interbody fusion
  • Minimally invasive
  • XLIF

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery


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