Sample Type / Medical Specialty: Orthopedic
The branch of surgery and medicine concerned with the correction or reconstruction of skeletal and spinal deformities.
KYPHON Balloon Kyphoplasty at T12 and L1evels Insertion of KYPHON HV-R bone cement under low pressure at T12 and L1 levels and bone biopsy.
Kyphoplasty - Consult
The patient with an L5 compression fracture.is to come to the hospital for bilateral L5 kyphoplasty. The patient has a history of back and buttock pain for some time.
Kyphoplasty & Vertebroplasty
Fracture reduction with insertion of prosthetic device at T8 with kyphoplasty. Vertebroplasties at T7 and T9 with insertion of prosthetic device. Fracture of the T8 vertebra and T9 vertebra.
A 13-year-old new patientfor evaluation of thoracic kyphosis. Family history of kyphosis in a maternal aunt and grandfather. She was noted by her parents to have round back posture.
Laminectomy & Discectomy & Facetectomy
Revision laminectomy L5-S1, discectomy L5-S1, right medial facetectomy, preparation of disk space and arthrodesis with interbody graft with BMP. Status post previous lumbar surgery for herniated disk with severe recurrence of axial back pain, failed conservative therapy.
Laminectomy & Facetectomy
Complete laminectomy, L4. and facetectomy, L3-L4 level. A dural repair, right sided, on the lateral sheath, subarticular recess at the L4 pedicle level. Posterior spinal instrumentation, L4 to S1, using Synthes Pangea System. Posterior spinal fusion, L4 to S1. Insertion of morselized autograft, L4 to S1.
Laminectomy & Foraminotomy & Cervical Fusion
Decompressive left lumbar laminectomy C4-C5 and C5-C6 with neural foraminotomy. Posterior cervical fusion C4-C5. Songer wire. Right iliac bone graft.
Laminectomy & Foraminotomy Followup
Followup status post L4-L5 laminectomy and bilateral foraminotomies, and L4-L5 posterior spinal fusion with instrumentation.
Laminectomy & Foraminotomy Revision
Microscopic-assisted revision of bilateral decompressive lumbar laminectomies and foraminotomies at the levels of L3-L4, L4-L5, and L5-S1. Posterior spinal fusion at the level of L4-L5 and L5-S1 utilizing local bone graft, allograft and segmental instrumentation. Posterior lumbar interbody arthrodesis utilizing cage instrumentation at L4-L5 with local bone graft and allograft. All procedures were performed under SSEP, EMG, and neurophysiologic monitoring.
Laminotomy, Facetectomy & Foraminotomy
Right L4 and L5 transpedicular decompression of distal right L4 and L5 nerve roots. Right L4-L5 and right L5-S1 laminotomies, medial facetectomies, and foraminotomies, decompression of right L5 and S1 nerve roots. Right L4-S1 posterolateral fusion with local bone graft. Left L4 through S1 segmental pedicle screw instrumentation. Preparation harvesting of local bone graft.