Dr. Yanamadala tailors treatment plans for patient who have undergone previous spine surgery. The goals of revision spine surgery are to ensure that the patient's symptoms improve while avoiding and preventing the need for future surgeries. Creating a definitive treatment strategy for each patient is crucial particularly for revision surgeries, and Dr. Yanamadala employs a multidisciplinary approach to devise the best treatment strategies for each patient.
Adjacent Segment Disease after Previous Fusion
This gentleman developed severe leg pain after a prior lumbar fusion and was found to have adjacent segment disease - severe stenosis above his previous fusion. Lateral surgery has allowed us to transform what would have been a several hour surgery with a several day hospital stay into a 45 minute surgery with discharge home ten hours later!