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ALTERA® Boktor et al. 2018

The expandable transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion – two years follow-up

Boktor et al. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2018 Jan-Mar; 9(1): 50–55, 2018.

*Also listed under CALIBER® and RISE®

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ALTERA® Hawasli et al. 2017

Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with expandable versus static interbody devices: radiographic assessment of sagittal segmental and pelvic parameters

Hawasli et al. Neurosurg Focus 43 (2):E10, 2017.

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ALTERA® Khalifeh et al. 2020

Transfacet minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with an expandable interbody device—part I: 2-dimensional operative video and technical report

Khalifeh et al. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 19(5):E473-E479, 2020.

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ALTERA® Khalifeh et al. 2020

Transfacet minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with an expandable interbody device-part II: consecutive case series

Khalifeh et al. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 19(5):518-529, 2020.

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ALTERA® Massie et al. 2018

Assessment of radiographic and clinical outcomes of an articulating expandable interbody cage in minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for spondylolisthesis

Massie et al. Neurosurg Focus 44 (1):E8, 2018.

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ALTERA® Russo et al. 2020

A radiographic analysis of the use of banana-shaped articulating interbody spacers in lumbar spine fusion: retrospective design

Russo et al. Interdiscip Neurosurg 23 (2021) 100918, 2020.

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Minimally invasive TLIF with expandable articulating interbody spacers significantly improves radiographic outcomes compared to static interbody spacers

Russo et al. J Spine Surg 7(3):300-309, 2021.

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ALTERA® Tassemeier et al. 2018

Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with expandable cages: radiological and clinical results of banana shaped and straight implants

Tassemeier et al. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine 9(3):196-201, 2018.

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ALTERA® Virk et al. 2021

Combining expandable interbody cage technology with a minimally invasive technique to harvest iliac crest autograft bone to optimize fusion outcomes in minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion surgery

Virk et al. Clin Spine Surg 34(9):E522-E530, 2021.

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CALIBER® Boktor et al. 2018

The expandable transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion – two years follow-up

Boktor et al. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine 9(1):50–55, 2018.

Also listed under ALTERA® and RISE®

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CALIBER® Kim et al. 2016

Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion using expandable technology: a clinical and radiographic analysis of 50 patients

Kim et al. World Neurosurg 90:228–235, 2016.

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CALIBER® Kim et al. 2020

Two-year clinical and radiographic outcomes of expandable interbody spacers following minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a prospective study

Kim et al. Int J Surg July 31 [Epub ahead of print], 2020.

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