Monday, September 9, 2013
Minimally invasive scoliosis surgery from Georgia. When to get a Second Opinion for Spinal Deformity, Including Revision Surgery
Unfortunately, her posture continued to collapse, and her pain has gradually worsened with a quality of life which is now intolerable. Her kyphosis with proximal junctional kyphosis is almost 90 degrees.
This will be a tough fix. Minimally invasive surgery can be an effective treatment for some spinal disorders, but it probably makes sense to seek out second and third opinions from surgeons with significant spinal deformity experience, perhaps located through the Scoliosis Research Society (http://www.srs.org) website when considering deformity surgery.
Dr. Lloyd Hey -- Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Surgery.