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Old 25-11-2013, 05:49 PM
Dr Scoliosis Dr Scoliosis is offline
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Default Re: Adult idiopathic with degenerative changes.

Dear Twisted,

Your problem is complex and really not able to be answered in a comprehensive fashion in this forum. However, if you have had fusions below the scoliosis to deal with degenerative disc disease and now have problems above, then a long fusion may well be the answer. The concern is that 53 is quite young to be having this type of procedure.

I would strongly recommend seeking a second opinion from an experienced deformity surgeon in your capital city.

Dr Scoliosis