Kyphosis Cases

Scheurmann’s Kyphosis Case Reviews

Our spine team has the highest volume of kyphosis cases on the West Coast. In most cases, excellent correction can be obtained, and the patient’s are pleased with their outcomes. Here are examples of patient’s with Kyphosis that Dr. Pashman has treated with surgery. The surgical procedure is individualized for each patient, and the same “before” and “after” results may not occur for all patients

Kyphosis patients treated with a Posterior Spinal Fusion

Example #1:

A 13 year old female with Kyphosis. She had a 75° curvature, and was treated with a posterior spinal fusion T2-L2. Dr. Pashman obtained a 44% reduction in her curvature.

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Example #2:

A 19 year old female with a progressive 80° Schuermann’s Kyphosis curvature. She was treated with a posterior spinal fusion T2-L1.

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Example #3:

A 17 year old male with progressive Schuermann’s Kyphosis. 75° deformity treated with a posterior fusion from T3 to L1. Review his case.

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Example #4:

A 58 year old female with severe Scheurmann’s Kyphosis treated with a posterior spinal fusion from T2-Pelvis.

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Example #5:

A 48 year old male with rigid Scheurmann’s Kyphosis treated with a Posterior Spinal Fusion from T2-L4.

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Example #6:

A 34 year old male from Arizona, diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis. He had a severe forward decompensation. The patient was treated with Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy (PSO) and a Posterior Spinal Fusion from T10-L5.

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Example #7:

A 42 year old male, diagnosed with Congenital Kyphoscoliosis. Status post surgery with a Harrinton Rod in 1971. He had weakness and neurological compromise from decompensation. The patient was treated with a Posterior Spinal Fusion from T2-Pelvis.

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Example #8:

A 29 year old female firefighter, diagnosed with progressive Scheurmann’s Kyphosis. Status post surgery T12-L1 for trauma. The patient was treated with a Posterior Spinal Fusion from T2 to L2.

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Example #9:

A 19 year old female with progressive Scheurmann’s Kyphosis. The patient is an equestrian rider and model. She was treated with a Posterior Spinal Fusion from T3 to L1.

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Kyphosis patients treated with Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion

Example #10:

A 24 year old female presented with three rotated curves. Treated with a Posterior Spinal Fusion from T2-L3.

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Example #11:

A 60 year old female with a Adult Scoliosis. Her 70° curve was treated with a Posterior Spinal Fusion from T2 to the Pelvis.

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