Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Anterior-posterior reconstruction for severe flat back syndrome w pseudarthrosis and severe pain.

Gentleman had instrumentation and fusion for scoliosis over 8 yrs ago, and developed increasing back pain and kyphosis.
We straightened him up today w L5S1 ALIF followed by posterior reconstruction down to ilium w BMP.
Surgical time for entire procedure was 6 hour 15 min.
EBL: 1150 cc.
Complications: none.
Will go to ICU overnight extubated and standing up and walking tomorrow.

Dr. Lloyd Hey
Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery

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