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A study presented at the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery 2016 Annual Forum examined the economic impact of oblique lateral lumbar interbody fusions on hospital efficiency. The study authors examined 69 patients who underwent OLLIF and compared data to 55 patients who underwent open transforaminal lumbar interbody...

Neurosurgeon Hamid Abbasi, MD, recently reached a milestone as he performed his 500th Oblique Lateral Lumber Interbody Fusion (OLLIF) on a patient at RiverView Health.  The OLLIF procedure represents medicine’s latest advancements in minimally invasive spine surgery. It treats many of the indications that result in...

Hamid Abbasi, MD, PhD, presented research on Inspired Spine's Oblique Lateral Interbody fusion implant.Here are seven highlights: 1. The research emphasized the cost savings hospitals can achieve with OLLIF. 2. The study compared 69 OLLIF procedures to 55 transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion procedures. 3. Dr. Abbasi, who has performed hundreds...

Dr. Hamid Abbasi is changing the standard of care when it comes to spinal fusion surgery. Abbasi is a neuro and spine surgeon at the Tristate Brain and Spine Institute in Alexandria. He's not only making a name for the center, he's also making Alexandria...