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1st October 2004, 11:48 AM
After forgetting it was three months since my surgery (28th) I've got my second check-up today. I've got lots of questions to ask him so this should be a good appointment. Maybe even some new xrays, I don't know. Anyway, I'll keep you updated on how it goes.
1st October 2004, 12:49 PM
Good Luck today
1st October 2004, 01:54 PM
Oooh, good luck BlueIce!!!! Hope everything goes well :D
1st October 2004, 02:41 PM
Oh! Let us know what you find out! Would love to see xrays.
1st October 2004, 06:01 PM
I'm back. It went well, everything was good and I've got some new xrays. They're like a close up on the fusion (T4-L4, not L3 as we assumed). I asked what type of instrumatation they used, but I've allready forgotton the name. I'll search for it on google later. He said it was american and that they used a 3D computer to see where they had to put the screws. He did seem surprised I've had all these questions :-) I don't think he knows where I got all that information. It was funny :-)
I'll take a pic of my xrays tomorrow and put them online asap.
1st October 2004, 06:31 PM
Oh fantastic!! Your x-rays are the best I've ever seen - they are amazing, a real asset to this site :-) I'm glad everything went well and you're healing properly :D
1st October 2004, 09:04 PM
Woah, low fusion! 3 months already? Time flies!!! :-)
1st October 2004, 11:13 PM
That's great news!
Now where did you learn so much about scoliosis?? :P
Looking forward to seeing the x rays, your doc orders good x rays :-D
2nd October 2004, 11:00 AM
Wow, great news! It's always good to outsmart the docs!
Can't wait to see the pictures :D
2nd October 2004, 11:58 AM
I've been irritating myself all night to find the name of the procedure again and I did it :-) It was Monarch (which I don't think is the instrumentation, but the procedure) http://www.depuyacromed.com/products/deformity/monarch55.asp
I'll find my digital camera after dinner and take the pics :-)
2nd October 2004, 09:42 PM
Pleased to hear everything's going well Leen! Yeah, three months has flown :-)
3rd October 2004, 09:19 PM
three months have flown
4th October 2004, 04:33 PM
keep that in mind when you're having your own surgery Jamie :-)
4th October 2004, 05:07 PM
i well.thank you
10th October 2004, 02:10 PM
Congratulations Leen, that's wonderful news. :jump:
11th October 2004, 07:14 PM
Congrats Leen! It's really crazy how time flies.
13th October 2004, 04:22 AM
Oh wow! There's a doctor I've been looking into in my area that uses the same instrumentation. He's also recommended by Consulting Orthopaedics. I think I'll look into that. :niceone:
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