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Kyphosis Surgery
Oct 24, 2003
... Hello, I am a 17 year old girl and I have had kyphosis since my early adolescent years. I think it is hereditary since my father has the same exact condition, but I'm not sure. ... (2 replies)
... The surgeon says he should not be having any surgical pain at this point. ... (1 replies)
Kyphosis Surgery
Oct 26, 2003
... I was hunched over like a little ole lady and if you do not have surgery that is ultimately what will happen to you too. Surgery is definitely the best thing in the world you can have done. ... (2 replies)

... First, cervical kyphosis is, to my understanding, a strong counterindication for laminoplasty. If the surgeon wants to do it anyway, then maybe you don't have "kyphosis" as much a you have "loss of lordosis". ... (22 replies)
... T MIR and my Orthopedics surgeon sent me to a neurosurgeon for 2nd opinion and consultation after receiving the results below. ... (22 replies)
... More specifically as to the cervical spine I had stenosis and the surgery was done by a neurosurgeon. ... (3 replies)
... and the possibility of future surgeries, and if my spine can tolerate it. The Orthopedics surgeon who recommends the surgery was not concerned about it. ... (22 replies)
... cervical surgery for "kyphosis" with Harrinton rods. This was a 2 stage surgery. ... (10 replies)
... and the possibility of future surgeries, and if my spine can tolerate it. The Orthopedics surgeon who recommends the surgery was not concerned about it. ... (22 replies)
... In 2000 I had cervical surgery for kyphosis. It was a long surgery. They actually had to do 2 surgeries on me. First they went in from the posterior which was to put in Harrington Rods. ... (21 replies)
Kyphosis?
Nov 19, 2006
... so I'm almost 2 weeks post op now. Surgery went very well, and I know this surgeon took good care of me. ... (2 replies)
... Hi. I have been thru 6 spine surgeries. I have had lumbar surgery and cervical surgery as well. In both areas they had to implant harrington rods. The worst was the cervical region. The rods go from about C3 to T4 level or so. ... (10 replies)
... Another thing about laminoplasties is that it may be best to avoid doing the C7 level, as that is a major muscle anchor. The surgeon who did mine said he didn't think that would have been a problem, so maybe they've figured out how to get around the muscle issue. ... (21 replies)
... OK! I see you're way ahead of me. I can see why either kyphosis or herniation would be a contraindication for laminoplasty. ... (17 replies)
... I've read that collapsed graft can be associated with pseudarthrosis and also kyphosis at the fused level. ... (3 replies)
... such as your son, bracing is an option. As the person grows in the brace they will gradually grow straighter over time. This is probably what your orthopedic surgeon will recommend. If bracing fails or the person is skeletually mature and they still have a severe curve surgery is an option. ... (1 replies)
... I spoke to the surgeon yesterday, however, we seem to be disagreeing on fusion. We agree, decompression of the spine is necessary, via post laminectomy. ... (24 replies)
... My surgeon is afraid to touch me at this point. ... (18 replies)
... A represanitive called me and spoke to me to get more info. She was very forward how they were against Fusion etc.... In my case my problem was that I have sever Kyphosis of the neck caused by Degenerative Disk Dis and an accident when I fell and hit my head. ... (3 replies)
Schuermanns
Oct 31, 2005
... lost some correction, but I won't find out until my January check up. My back is certainly straighter but my neck is still angeled somewhat towards the ground. Surgery is complete hell, and I only recommend it as a last option. I was often frustrated by the lack of options for adults with kyphosis. ... (4 replies)


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