Monday, March 30, 2009

Afternoon surgery today: approx 70 yo w degenerative scoliosis, flat back syndrome, spondylolisthesis, and sever 4 level stenosis.

Could barely walk preop.
L1-Iliac wing instrum and fusion w 4 level lumbar laminectomies and osteotomies.
Surgical time:  3 hours.
EBL: 1200 cc
Blood transfused:  none.
Correction: good in both planes. Lordosis dramatically improved.

Dr. Lloyd Hey
Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery

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