L1-iliac instrumentation and fusion w L2-5 laminectomies
Ebl 450 cc
Blood transfused. None
Surgical time: just under 3 hours.
Just before her surgery saw a nice woman and her engineer husband from Savannah, GA about 5 hour drive from Raleigh with the same problem. She also has a friend who needs 5 level decompression fusion who was told her only option was a spinal cord stimulator. Better to get another opinion from surgeon with deformity and/or multilevel spine reconstruction experience before signing up for stimulator.
Dr. Lloyd Hey -- http://www.heyclinic.com