The S-LIF Procedure
Standalone Lumbar Interbody Fusion (S-LIF) using the VariLift® device is a least-invasive alternative to traditional MIS fusion and a major breakthrough that may provide immediate relief from back pain while restoring function for patients suffering from degenerative spine disorders.
Benefits of the S-LIF Procedure using VariLift®-LX Device over Traditional MIS Spine Fusion
No rods, screws, or plates necessary for fusion.
Shorter Recovery Get on your feet and back to daily activities quicker.
ASC Ready May be performed in an outpatient setting for appropriate patients.
Small MIS Incision May cause less scarring and promote faster healing times.
VariLift®-LX is the only FDA-cleared stand-alone lumbar interbody fusion device on the market that doesn’t require additional screws/rods. The simplicity of the procedure, faster recovery times, and 94% fusion rate1 make VariLift® an attractive treatment option for patients with symptomatic spondylolisthesis, degenerative disc disease, or adjacent segment disease.