A part of the disc or the complete disc is removed

A lumbar interbody fusion surgery involves the removal of the spinal disc and replacing it with a spacer, called an interbody cage, filled with bone graft material. The bone graft provides a favorable environment for new bone growth and fuses the section of the spine together.

Spinal Interbody Cage

A lumbar interbody fusion surgery involves the removal of the spinal disc and replaces it with a spacer, called an interbody cage, filled with bone graft material. The bone graft provides a favorable environment for new bone growth and fuses the section of the spine together.

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Bone graft is filled around and inside the cage

A lumbar interbody fusion surgery involves the removal of the spinal disc and replaces it with a spacer, called an interbody cage, filled with bone graft material. The bone graft provides a favorable environment for new bone growth and fuses the section of the spine together.

New bone grows around the space and fuses the two spinal segments

A lumbar interbody fusion surgery involves the removal of the spinal disc and replaces it with a spacer, called an interbody cage, filled with bone graft material. The bone graft provides a favorable environment for new bone growth and fuses the section of the spine together.

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