Comparison of the clinical outcome in overweight or obese patients after minimally invasive versus open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.

Wang, Jian   •   Zhou, Yue   •   Feng Zhang, Zheng   •   Qing Li, Chang   •   Jie Zheng, Wen   •   Liu, Jie

published in: Journal of spinal disorders & techniques



endpoint

blood loss (undefined)
complications (undefined)
fusion rate (undefined)
ODI (undefined)
VAS (back) (undefined)


basics

diagnosis:
instability
spinal stenosis
spondylolisthesis

localization:
lumbar → motion segment → L3/L4
lumbar → motion segment → L4/L5
lumbar → motion segment → L5/S1

method:
surgical therapy → TLIF open
surgical therapy → TLIF minimally invasive

publication details

10.1097/BSD.0b013e31825d68ac
pubmed
22614266
2014
unrandomized controlled trial
no
prospective
1c