Tuesday, September 1, 2009

48 yo physician from Michigan w over 80 degree painful kyphosis fixed today

Has had severe progressive low back pain w hyperlordosis compensating for kyphosis above. I have had other patients, including woman from Chicago who had severe neck pain fixed by correcting the thoracic kyphosis, allowing the neck to go back to a more normal posture.

Surgery today: T3-L2 instrumentation and fusion, 4 posterior Smith Peterson osteotomies.
Surgical time: 3 hour 15 min.
EBL: 900
Blood transfused: none.
Complications: none.
Correction: excellent.

Dr. Lloyd Hey
Hey Cinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery

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