Monday, June 21, 2010

18 yo young lady w painful thoracolumbar scoliosis fixed this afternoon.

Preop curve 32 degrees. Severe low back pain, failed conservative
therapy including brace, physical therapy and medications.

Fixed today T10-L3.
Surgical time: 2 hrs 27 minutes.
Complications. None.
Ebl: 440 cc.
Blood transfused: none.
Correction: excellent.
The skin crease she had under r rib cage was gone by end of surgery.

Dr. Lloyd Hey
Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery.

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