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Thread: Surgery with Dr. Lenke

  1. #721
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Yacolt, WA
    Posts
    1,525
    Doreen, sending you healing wishes. I broke 4 rods and the replacement was so much less traumatic than the initial fix. You are in great shape, so you will do well.
    Susan
    Adult Onset Degenerative Scoliosis @65, 25* T & 36* L w/ 11.2 cm coronal balance; T kyphosis 90*; Severe disc degen T & L stenosis

    2013: T3- S1 Fusion w/ ALIF L4-S1/XLIF L2-4, PSF T4-S1 in 2 surgeries
    2014: Hernia @ ALIF repaired; Emergency screw removal surgery for Spinal Cord Injury at T4,5 sec to PJK
    2015: Revision Broken Bil T & L rods and no fusion: 2 revision surgeries; hardware P. Acnes infection
    2016: Ant/Lat Lumbar diskectomy w/ 4 cages + BMP + harvested bone + prayer

  2. #722
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    illinois
    Posts
    766
    I hope all goes well on Wednesday. We will be thinking of you.
    T10-pelvis fusion 12/08
    Fractured t-9 six days out of surgery
    C5,6,7 fusion 9/10
    PJK at t-9
    T2--T10 fusion 2/11
    Removal of left side t6-t10. 8/14
    C 4-5 fusion 11/14
    Right scapulectomy 6/15
    Right pectoralis major muscle transfer to scapula
    To replace the action of Serratus Anterior muscle 3/16

  3. #723
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Ukiah CA
    Posts
    891
    Doreen good luck tomorrow
    Kara
    25
    Brace 4-15-05-5-25-06
    Posterior Spinal Fusion 3-10-10
    T4-L2
    Before 50T
    After 20T

  4. #724
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    Sioux City, Iowa
    Posts
    89

    Revision OK?

    Hi, Doreen. I've been thinking of you & I hope that your revision surgery went OK and that you are recovering well.

    If you get a chance, let us all know how you are doing.

    Kathy
    Decompression surgery L4/L5
    April 3, 2015
    Twin Cities Spine Center - Dr. Joseph Perra
    Fused from T11 - Sacrum anterior/posterior
    June 24, 2016 - 55 years old at surgery
    Twin Cities Spine Center - Dr. Joseph Perra
    Before Surgery: 42 degrees lumbar, 28 degrees thoracic
    After Surgery: 10 degrees lumbar, ?? Thoracic
    2 inches taller

  5. #725
    Join Date
    Sep 2016
    Posts
    83
    I believe I did see Doreen in the waiting room at Dr. Lenkes office in NYC while I was there on my Feb. 21st visit. I was leaving out with my husband and think it was her sitting in the waiting room. I read some of here Bionic Blog and remember her picture from that. I would have spoke but I was pretty upset leaving after hearing about surgery.

    Melisse
    Melisse
    Age: 42: with 42* Lumbar, 32* Thoracic.
    Diagnosed with Adolescent Scoliosis @ 12 y.o. Thoracolumbar curve was around 28*
    Wore Boston Brace 2 -3 yrs

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