TLIF by Pablo Pazmino MD

60 %
40 %
Information about TLIF by Pablo Pazmino MD

Published on June 23, 2008

Author: Beverlyspine

Source: slideshare.net

Description

TLIF is a minimally invasive approach towards removing degenerative discs in the lumbar spine. If you or someone you know may benefit from a Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion feel free to contact us 1-8SPINECAL-1, doctor@beverlyspine.com, doctor@santamonicaspine.com or via the internet www.santamonicaspine.com or www.beverlyspine.com

 

Orthopaedic Surgery American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Clinical Faculty Olympia Medical Center Cedars Sinai Medical Center Century City Doctors Hospital Education The University of California, Los Angeles The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Education

The University of California, Los Angeles

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

For patients with back pain or leg pain which is caused by degenerative disc disease the TLIF may be an option With this procedure Dr. Pazmino is able to eliminate motion between painful vertebral bodies by using a bone graft material Concept: By eliminating painful motion, pain is removed

For patients with back pain or leg pain which is caused by degenerative disc disease the TLIF may be an option

With this procedure Dr. Pazmino is able to eliminate motion between painful vertebral bodies by using a bone graft material

Concept: By eliminating painful motion, pain is removed

First Dr Pazmino fashions one small incision over the lumbar spine

First Dr Pazmino fashions one small incision over the lumbar spine

Here you can see the degenerated disc and the small herniation protruding backwards from the disc

Here you can see the degenerated disc and the small herniation protruding backwards from the disc

 

Part of the bone needs to be removed during surgery by Dr Pazmino in order to remove the degenerated discs Dr Pazmino is then able to remove all the degenerated disc through one of these tiny bony windows

Part of the bone needs to be removed during surgery by Dr Pazmino in order to remove the degenerated discs

Dr Pazmino is then able to remove all the degenerated disc through one of these tiny bony windows

Here you can see the Damaged Lumbar Disc which is causing all the pain

Here you can see the Damaged Lumbar Disc which is causing all the pain

Here you can see the disc has been completely removed by Dr Pazmino. Some of the outer disc wall is maintained to keep the spacers in place.

Here you can see the disc has been completely removed by Dr Pazmino. Some of the outer disc wall is maintained to keep the spacers in place.

In order to create a fusion, Dr Pazmino next inserts a spacer where the disc was removed

In order to create a fusion, Dr Pazmino next inserts a spacer where the disc was removed

Next the Bone Graft is carefully adjusted to lie centrally within the disc space

Next the Bone Graft is carefully adjusted to lie centrally within the disc space

Final central positioning of the bone graft spacer This bone graft spacer 1)Realigns the vertebral bones 2)The spacer also lifts pressure from the pinched nerve roots.

Final central positioning of the bone graft spacer

This bone graft spacer

1)Realigns the vertebral bones

2)The spacer also lifts pressure from the pinched nerve roots.

Next Dr Pazmino places pedicle screws into the vertebral bodies above and below the vertebral bodies

Next Dr Pazmino places pedicle screws into the vertebral bodies above and below the vertebral bodies

Rods are next placed into the screws to immobilize the painful vertebral segments

Rods are next placed into the screws to immobilize the painful vertebral segments

Bone forms along the rods and bones laterally and this creates the final ‘fusion construct.’ This immobilization removes the painful segment and therefore decreases pain

Bone forms along the rods and bones laterally and this creates the final ‘fusion construct.’

This immobilization removes the painful segment and therefore decreases pain

 

Thank you for your time. If you know someone who could benefit from a consultation for a TLIF, please refer them to our online website or call toll free to schedule an appointment 1-8SPINECAL-1 www.beverlyspine.com www.santamoincaspine.com

Thank you for your time.

If you know someone who could benefit from a consultation for a TLIF, please refer them to our online website or call toll free to schedule an appointment

1-8SPINECAL-1

www.beverlyspine.com

www.santamoincaspine.com

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

TLIF, Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion by Pablo ...

TLIF by Pablo Pazmino, MD. TLIF stands for Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. This is a minimally invasive approach towards treating ...
Read more

Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, ALIF by Pablo Pazmino, MD

ALIF by Pablo Pazmino, MD. ALIF stands for Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion.
Read more

Pablo Pazmino, MD is a Board Certified Spinal Surgeon.

Pablo Pazmino, MD is a Board Certified Spinal Surgeon. “My primary goal is to listen to my patients. I enjoy using my background as an elementary school ...
Read more

About Dr. Pablo Pazmino - Education, Interests, Languages ...

Visit Dr. Pablo Pazmino, an orthopedic surgeon in Santa Monica, CA. ... Pablo Pazmino, MD. Home; About; Office;
Read more

Tlif | LinkedIn

View 505 Tlif posts, presentations, experts, and more. Get the professional knowledge you need on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Home What is LinkedIn? Join Today
Read more

Dr. Pablo Pazmino, MD - Orthopaedic Surgeon in Santa ...

Dr. Pablo Pazmino MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 11 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery. Where does Dr. Pablo Pazmino ...
Read more

Dr. Pablo Pazmino - MD (Santa Monica, CA) - Orthopedic ...

View insurance networks Dr. Pablo Pazmino participates in, and a map of the practice location. Zocdoc: ... Dr. Pablo Pazmino, MD Spine Specialist.
Read more

SpineCal

SpineCal. Spinal surgery and ... Dr. Pazmino; Associates and Partners; ... The treatment of all our patients is under the supervision of Dr. Pablo R Pazmiño.
Read more