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Nice lumbar RANGE OF MOTION even following anterior + posterior prosthetic & instrumentation reconstruction

This otherwise healthy, active and working man presented with symptoms including persistent low back pain and bilateral leg radiating symptoms. They were substantially interfering with his quality of life. The L4/5 disc was “black” (desiccated, i.e., dehydrated and shrunken in height), as well as “slipped” (listhesed), from facet joint degeneration (degenerative spondylolisthesis). The pre-operative key […]

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ROI-A fusion cage, L5-S1, radiologically, at 6 years post-ALIF.

This patient presented to me several years ago with a severely degenerate (desiccated), retrolisthesed and symptomatic L5-S1 disc space following two previous successful (posterior) microdiscectomy operations by other surgeons a few years earlier, for cauda equina syndrome from massive and recurrent disc herniation at L5-S1. I removed the old disc and reconstructed her L5-S1 disc […]

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OUR NEW SYDNEY H.Q. LOCATION (From 20 May, 2023, onwards) – WE HAVE MOVED

C.N.S. Neurosurgery and C.N.S. Medicolegal are delighted to announce that we have a new Sydney H.Q., now located in a boutique and secure commercial building in Potts Point, NSW. We have private reserved parking in the building for C.N.S. Neurosurgery patients and C.N.S. Medicolegal assessees. Please call our Practice on (02) 9331 4998 or 0400 […]

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Stalif C-Ti + CP-ESP “hybrid” reconstruction, for decompression, restoration of disc height and lordosis, treatment of pain, and preservation of functionality

The pre-operative image (below) shows reversal of cervical spinal lordosis (blue dashed line) and loss of cervical disc heights at C5/6 and C6/7 in particular (red dashed oval). There is mild retrolisthesis at C5/6, with ‘shaggy’ endplate degeneration there. This intra-operative lateral X-ray collage (below) shows the gradual reconstruction of each disc space with a […]

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