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Thread: Dr. Hey does a beautiful hypercorrection on a T50 - L60 Curve

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    Dr. Hey does a beautiful hypercorrection on a T50 - L60 Curve

    http://drlloydhey.blogspot.com/2012/...htened-up.html

    Neither curve appears to be >10* post op so she technically doesn't have scoliosis any more.
    Sharon, mother of identical twin girls with scoliosis

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    The kids come out so clean sometimes....from 60 degrees to just about 0 is great.

    Having that 60 at age 11 is alarming....

    Ed
    49 yr old male, now 59, the new 55...
    Pre surgery curves C12,T70,L70
    ALIF/PLIF T2-Pelvis 01/29/08, 01/31/08 7" pelvic anchors BMP
    Dr Brett Menmuir St Marys Hospital Reno,Nevada

    Bending and twisting pics after full fusion
    http://www.scoliosis.org/forum/showt...on.&highlight=

    My x-rays
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    http://www.scoliosis.org/forum/attac...3&d=1228779258

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    Poor girl! She had such a big surgery at such a young age! I feel bad because she will be so restricted age such a young age. Wow dr hey did a fabulous job! I my spine is almost like hers but I'm like 5 degrees when she's like 0
    "You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have."~Bob Marley

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    3+ years post op
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    Pre-op curve: 64*
    Now no more than 15*

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    Brilliant! I wonder what the new technique was. That's one very lucky little girl. I bet Mom and Dad can't get the grins off their faces.
    Surgery March 3, 2009 at almost 58, now 63.
    Dr. Askin, Brisbane, Australia
    T4-Pelvis, Posterior only
    Osteotomies and Laminectomies
    Was 68 degrees, now 22 and pain free

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    How amazing!
    Sally
    Diagnosed with severe lumbar scoliosis at age 65.
    Posterior Fusion L2-S1 on 12/4/2007. age 67
    Anterior Fusion L3-L4,L4-L5,L5-S1 on 12/19/2007
    Additional bone removed to decompress right side of L3-L4 & L4-L5 on 4/19/2010
    New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA
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