Thursday, October 8, 2009

Pars fracture and spondylolisthesis below previous scoliosis fusion

This 38 yo woman had scoliosis fixed, and then several years later had increasing back and leg symptoms. Xray and ct showed pars fracture and spondylolisthesis w halo effect around bottom screws at L5.

Fixed today w revision T11-iliac wing extension instrumentation w Gill procedure and BMP.
No complications.
OR time: 4 hour 5 min.

She should do quite well.

Dr. Lloyd Hey
Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery

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