Monday, May 4, 2009

63 yo w severe lumbar scoliosis and stenosis fixed this morning

Preop status: severe back and leg pain w trouble walking. Lumbar curve: 49.3 degrees.
Surgery: T11-Iliac wing instrumentation and fusion w L1-5 laminectomies, L3 osteotomy.
Number segments fused: 9.
Number laminectomies: 5. 
Surgical Time: 3h 02 minutes
EBL: 600 cc
Cell saver returned: 115 cc
Blood transfused: none
Complications: none.
Correction: excellent.
Room aura: excellent.
Team: Nurse Kelly, Sandra, Dan (motorcycle dan), and Brit. David on evoked potentials. Heather CRNA. Dr. Crow, anesthesia.

A good morning.

Dr. Lloyd Hey
Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery.

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