Wednesday, June 17, 2009

13 yo w adolescent idiopathic scoliosis fixed this morning

T6-L1 instrumentation and fusion.
Surgical time: 2 h 25 min.
EBL: 500 cc.
Blood transfused: none
Correction: excellent. Rib hump gone.
Special Techniques:  new thoracic pedicle guidance system.
Complications: none.
Infection precautions: max including laminar flow room and moon suits.

Dr. Lloyd Hey
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