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Old 03-14-2010, 03:58 AM   #1
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lithotomy position post lumbar fusion

I had 4 major lumbar spine ops. the last a steffi plate and screws for spinal fusion L4-5, L5-S1 in 1998, am having Vaginal hysterectomy and repair, will the lithotomy position harm my back?

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Re: lithotomy position post lumbar fusion

You should be okay, but just be sure your doctor is aware of your situation so they'll be very careful positioning you.

I hope all goes well.


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Old 03-15-2010, 07:06 PM   #3
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Re: lithotomy position post lumbar fusion

Thanks Emily, I had been quite worried as I have been thru so much with my back and dont want any repercussions post op.
Cheers Lynette

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