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Zachary NaPier, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon with Indiana Spine Group, recently published his experience with Prone Transpsoas Lateral Interbody Fusion (PTP LIF) in the December 2023 issue of North American Spine Society Journal.

PTP LIF is a minimally invasive lumbar fusion technique to treat spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, and other degenerative spinal conditions while minimizing damage to lumbar paraspinal muscles. This is the largest single surgeon series of PTP LIF demonstrating improved spinal alignment compared to traditional fusion techniques.

NaPier Z. Prone Transpsoas Lateral Interbody Fusion (PTP LIF) with Anterior Docking: Preliminary functional and radiographic outcomes. North American Spine Society Journal (NASSJ). 2023 Dec 1;16:100283.