Monday, January 7, 2008

Hey Clinic Jan 7 '08 AM Surgery

Patricia had L2-S1 instrumentation and fusion done 10 yrs ago, and now has terrible spinal claudication and back and leg pain with severe degeneration, spondylolisthesis and stenosis above her old fusion.
This morning I helped her by decompressing the compressed nerves, and stabilizing the spine 3 levels above the old fusion with instrumentation and bone graft.  The old hardware and bone stimulator were removed.
Her preop studies and intra-op X Ray are shown.
She did well with surgery, and will be up and around tomorrow.
Lloyd A Hey, MD MS
Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery
Raleigh, NC USA

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