Sen. Vincent J. Fumo
 

District Office

1208 Tasker Street
Phila, PA 19148
215-468-3866

Harrisburg Office

545 Main Capitol
Hbg, PA 17120
717-787-5662

 





  

_____________________NEWS RELEASE

State Senator
VINCENT J. FUMO

1st Senatorial District
Room 545 Main Capitol, Harrisburg PA 17120
Internet Website: www.fumo.com


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:  GARY TUMA
PHONE: 717-787-5662 
EMAIL: gtuma@fumo.com


FUMO RECOVERING AFTER BACK SURGERY


     PHILADELPHIA, February 19, 2008 State Senator Vince Fumo (D-Philadelphia) underwent lumbar fusion surgery this morning on his back to correct a misalignment of vertebrae.

     The procedure was performed at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia by Dr. William Welch. Dr. Frederick Simeone was in attendance as consulting neurosurgeon. The surgery went smoothly, with no problems.

     As of this afternoon, Fumo, 64, was awake and in a recovery room. He will be somewhat restricted in his activities for several weeks.

     In October, Fumo underwent back surgery to correct a problem with arthritic bones that had been causing pain by compressing nerves.


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