Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Anterior L5S1 ALIF, Posterior revision L1-Iliac wing reconstruction instrumentation and laminectomy and osteotomy for woman 9 yrs sp scoliosis fusion down to L5 w severe leg and back pain

This woman did great for many yrs after her complex scoliosis reconstruction back at "big Duke".
Over past few yrs she's developled progressive back and leg pain w kyphosis w adjacent level failure below her fusion.

She did well w surgery today.
Surgical time: 6 hour 40 min.
Complications: none.
EBL: 1,450 cc.
Blood 2 units prbc.

Dr. Lloyd Hey
Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery

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