European Spine Journal

, 18:1995 | Cite as

Hybrid stabilization with ALIF L5/S1 and total disc replacement L4/L5

  • Othmar Schwarzenbach
Open Operating Theatre (OOT)


Hybrid stabilization Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) Total disc replacement (TDR) Anterior retroperitoneal approach Surgical treatment Degenerative disc disease (DDD) 

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  • Othmar Schwarzenbach

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