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  1. Thread: Dr. Lenke

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    It's because there aren't too many recent posts. ...

    It's because there aren't too many recent posts. The vast majority of posts are now made by about half a dozen people. Dr. Lenke is still probably the best choice.

    --Linda
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    I don't think that's correct. I think the 1% is...

    I don't think that's correct. I think the 1% is permanent neurologic injury. Neurologic injury does not usually result in paralysis. I know thousands of people who have had scoliosis surgery, and...
  3. Thread: Dr. Lenke

    by LindaRacine
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    Hopefully, you'll get a few responses. In the...

    Hopefully, you'll get a few responses. In the meantime, try a search. There's a search box in the upper right hand corner of the forum screens. Type in LENKE, and click on the magnifying glass.
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  4. Thread: Imbalance

    by LindaRacine
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    Hi Rita... Implant removal and osteotomies to...

    Hi Rita...

    Implant removal and osteotomies to restore balance is essentially the only appropriate treatment. Dr. Bridwell wrote an article a long time ago, that describes the condition and...
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    Rita... So as to not hijack Jackie's thread, I...

    Rita...

    So as to not hijack Jackie's thread, I moved your post to a new thread. Let me know if you have trouble finding it.

    --Linda
  6. Thread: Imbalance

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    Hi Rita... You posted this message to someone...

    Hi Rita...

    You posted this message to someone else's thread, so I moved your post to a new thread.

    Assuming you mean sagittal imbalance. :-)

    It's a relatively common condition amongst the...
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    Hi Newjack... Sorry to hear about your injury....

    Hi Newjack...

    Sorry to hear about your injury. Here's some information that might be helpful, and that might lead you to someone whom you can trust for treatment:
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    Hi Linda... The diagnostic tests are based on...

    Hi Linda...

    The diagnostic tests are based on each patient's issues and the desires of your surgeon. And, surgery or other treatment options are entirely up to your insurance carrier.

    By...
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    Hi... Steel implants will distort MRI images...

    Hi...

    Steel implants will distort MRI images by producing artifacts in the general area of the implants. They will actually also distort CTs in the area of the implants. Titanium implants will...
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    Unfortunately, even with smaller, lower profile...

    Unfortunately, even with smaller, lower profile implants, some people are really bothered by the feeling. I think it's often because of muscle movement.
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    Hi Sharon... I've gotten accustomed to the...

    Hi Sharon...

    I've gotten accustomed to the implants and don't really feel them. Unfortunately, I really hate the lack of flexibility. It's very difficult for me to get up from the floor/ground. ...
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    I've found that the most convenient way to see...

    I've found that the most convenient way to see what's new, is to click on "New Posts" in the upper left-hand corner. I get a list of only what's occurred since I last read the Forum.
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    I think it's turned off for the entire group, but...

    I think it's turned off for the entire group, but I'll ask Joe O'Brien when I next talk to him.

    --Linda
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    Those are the standard long cassette xrays, one...

    Those are the standard long cassette xrays, one view taken from either the front or the back, and one from the side. When flatback is an issue, they need to be able to see what the spine looks like...
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    Hi Sharon... Glad you clarified that. It...

    Hi Sharon...

    Glad you clarified that. It makes sense that they would do anterior and posterior surgeries.

    It may be possible to submit your films and have a telemedicine appointment with one...
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    Hi Sharon... I did have an ALIF, but it was...

    Hi Sharon...

    I did have an ALIF, but it was part of a combined anterior/posterior procedure.

    A standalone ALIF is not something I've heard of being done, but that doesn't mean it's not an...
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    Scoliosis surgery is almost always optional. ...

    Scoliosis surgery is almost always optional. Many people choose to live with the pain, disability, and deformity. I think most older patients who choose to have surgery, do so because of the pain....
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    That's pretty much it. ...

    That's pretty much it.

    https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/rg.307105061

    "Because of vertebral morphologic changes (eg, wedging and rotation), a structural curve is not correctable with...
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    It's typically either in the notes, or on the...

    It's typically either in the notes, or on the anesthesia record.
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    Nope, no such law (then or now). The only reason...

    Nope, no such law (then or now). The only reason they'd wake a patient up for permission is if they either didn't know they'd stage the surgery, or they forgot to get permission prior to anesthesia.
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    Yes, if it's two stage, then it's probable that...

    Yes, if it's two stage, then it's probable that they will be doing at least one from the front of the spine. It could be ALIF, but it could also be XLIF, DLIF, or who knows what they've come up with...
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    Hi Linda... Dr. Ames almost always operates...

    Hi Linda...

    Dr. Ames almost always operates with Dr. Vedat Deviren when he does complex spine surgeries. Dr. Deviren is an Orthopaedic Surgeon, so you'll likely have the benefit of both...
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    I know I've said this many times, but I like to...

    I know I've said this many times, but I like to remind folks that grafts are taken from the iliac crest (which is part of the pelvis), and not the hip. The reason I make a point of this is that I've...
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    I would assume it was a swab for testing for...

    I would assume it was a swab for testing for infection.
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    A CT-myelogram is pretty much the norm for adult...

    A CT-myelogram is pretty much the norm for adult deformity surgery. I've had several of them. While I find it's never very comfortable laying on a hard table, and, depending on what they're trying...
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