Hybrid lumbar artificial disc repair: 10 years back pain free and fit for duty since 2004

Hybrid lumbar artificial disc repair: 10 years back pain free and fit for duty since 2004
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This enterpreneur mr. H, (44 yr) had more or less constant spontaneously and increasing structural back symptoms since 18 years.Until 1984 he had no problems with my his back. No injury. Conservative tretaments had no positive effect . His …doctors had no further options for surgery and they said that he should try to live with his complaints: the intervertebral discs were worn and no surgery  could give him any guarantee of success. His activities score of daily life was 48/120% . Oswestry disability index (ODI) score was 44/100 % . He could not accept their advice, because he became so impaired, lifting and bending became worse , he could hardly  not get up: he had to sell his business and his spouse became the breadwinner. Painscores: back = 8/10 , right leg = 10/10 , left leg = 10/10 .  In Munich his discography was absolutely positive in memory pain at L45 and L5S1. After discussion of alternatives, risks and succes rates dr Zeegers performed a hybrid repair at 27 nov 2003. The surgery was without any complication and nowadays, 10 year later, in 2013, he is still completely pain free and again fit for duty since january 2004. Do not fuse it when you like to use it, is a statement wich give him his spine and social life back.

AJ 010758 ADR-STALIF 2003

-)— feeling wonderful.

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