Does having scoliosis surgery disqualify you for the u.S. Military?

See: http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/spine.htm ** "Any surgical fusion of spinal vertebrae (P81.0) is disqualifying."** disqualifying.
Yes. Iwas a military physician i did see one girl make it thrpugh meps with rods but it wasca systemn error ar40-501 is the referemce.