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Thread: Degenerative Scoliosis & XLIF Procedure findings published...

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    Degenerative Scoliosis & XLIF Procedure findings published...

    I don't know if this has been posted somewhere else or not, but ran across it today at my old stomping grounds... getting ready to make my next check-up appointment at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush... He's not my doctor, Dr. DeWald is now that Dr. Hammerberg is full time at Shriner's now.

    http://www.rushortho.com/news/degene...-procedure.cfm

    Anyway, I thought I would throw it out there.
    66 and still heartbroken...
    2007 52 w/ severe lumbar stenosis & L2L3 lateral listhesis (side shift)
    5/4/07 posterior spinal fusion T2-L4 w/ laminectomies and osteotomies @L2L3, L3L4
    Dr. Kim Hammerberg, Rush Univ. Medical Center in Chicago

    Corrected to 15
    2014 DXd w/CMT (type 2)

    Click to view my pics: pics of scoli x-rays digital x-rays, and pics of me

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    Thumbs up

    Susie Bee, I think Dr. DeWald is probably best for my revision surgery. This was a great post with a ton of good info!
    Susan
    XLIF/Posterior Surgery 6/16/08. Fused T10-L5 in CA by Dr. Michael Kropf (don't go there unless it's simple, I hear he's at Cedar's now). Very deformed, had revision w/5 PSO's, rods from T-3 to sacrum including iliac screws, all posterior, 5/23/16 with Dr. Purnendu Gupta of Chicago.


    Owner of Chachi the Chihuahua, So Cal born and bred, now a resident of 'Chicagoland' Illinois. Uh, dislike it here....thank God there was ONE excellent spine surgeon in this area.

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