Did well this am w T11-iliac wing instrumentation and fusion w TLIF at L23 and L5S1. Very good correction.
Cell saver: 360
Blood transfused: none.
Surgical time: 4 hours and a few minutes.
Room aura: very good. Dan updated us on Daytona and his new tattoo that he designed himself -- about time melting away! Got to make the most of it!
Yesterday I saw a gentleman from Michigan w 80 degree kyphosis for surgery tomorrow, followed by a 9 month old w a newly diagnoses early onset scoliosis (juvenile scoliosis) measuring 30 degrees. Yesterdays surgery was very complex T1-iliac wing extension instrumentation and fusion or severe kyphosis with fracture. She is doing well today.