CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · International Journal of Recent Surgical and Medical Sciences 2019; 05(01): 031-034
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1692730
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The Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PELIF): An Advanced and Innovation Technique

Anibal Correia Silva
1  Department of Spine Surgery, Potiguar University, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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2  Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Potiguar University, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Monica Paschoal Nogueira
3  Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Institute of Medical Assistance to the State Public Servant (Iamspe) Advisor, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Publication History

Received: 17 April 2019

Accepted: 08 May 2019

Publication Date:
28 June 2019 (online)


The degenerative spine changes, and its costs, have increased with high rates of work absenteeism and difficult clinical management. The search for minimally invasive treatments, with better results and early patients recover, with rapid hospital discharge are alternatives for these problems. The percutaneous endoscopic lumbar interbody fusion (PELIF) is a new and advanced option.