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

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2008

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

    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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  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2008
    The kids come out so clean sometimes....from 60 degrees to just about 0 is great.

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

    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

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    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

    “There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.”~Harry Crews

    3+ years post op
    Fused T4-L1
    Pre-op curve: 64*
    Now no more than 15*

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
    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

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    New Bern, NC
    How amazing!
    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
    Dr. Frank F.

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