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... Is the broken hardware causing any symptoms? If it is, I would want a second opinion on getting it out to remove any compression the broken hardware may be causing. The alternative to the posterior revision suggested would be another anterior fusion by replacing the hardware and fusing both levels c4/5 and c5/6. If there aren't any symptoms I would want a second opinion... (5 replies)
... C7 done last year. And I have 2 broken screws as well. Both of my surgeons have said that they prefer to leave them in there for now. Even though the T1 level failed to fuse. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Screws are not designed to hold the fusion site together indefinitely. That is the purpose of the bone graft. ... (5 replies)

... Basically do another fusion but on the other side so it will be posterior fusion. Actually found out that c4c5 is herniated so hes going to also do that fusion when he fixes the other. ... (5 replies)
... c6. Neuro wants to go through the back and "sure up" the fusion as to take everything out would be problematic at best? ... (5 replies)
... Define shore it up?? (5 replies)
... Like with most of you it's been a long journey with neck problems and related pain. ... (4 replies)
... but this thoracic pain has developed recently and rapidly and feels like its ignited the pain to new levels in both my lumbar and neck. Like its flipped some sort of nerve switch. ... (8 replies)
... I'm sorry about my confusion. I don't think right. I am posting the results below and can you tell me what you think? ... (26 replies)
... up that confirmed your fusion actually fused, right? ... (6 replies)
... I am having so much pain in my right shoulder blade, sometimes it travels to the back of my right upper arm and occasionally to my elbow. ... (6 replies)
... Hiya Fool! Relax and wait to see the neurosurgeon. He is the expert you need to determine what you need. Getting yourself all worked up is not what you or those babies need. ... (2 replies)
... If you have a herniated disc and you have been dealing with it for 15 yrs. I think it's time to get a good idea of what is wrong and then surgically fix it. ... (5 replies)
... Symptoms shortly returned and I find myself in pain every single day. Loosing the feeling in my hand, arm and wrist pain. Pins and needles on top of my should, numbing on the shoulder, to the hand intermittent sharp outer arm pain. ... (0 replies)
... Here is what the MRI report says There are no relevant examinations for comparison. The patient is status post cervical fusion at C4-C5 and C5-C6.. There is a susceptibility artifact from the metallic fusion. At C3-C4 there is however a central disc herniation with ventral impression on the cervical cord. There are no significant cervical cord signal abnormalities in... (10 replies)
... and told me he'd rather just do the 2 at that time due to the range of motion I would loose and that I may or may not ever need another surgery. ... (10 replies)
... Means you now have a bulging disc and bone spurs around the bones supporting said disc, below your fusion. Annular means circular, osteophyte means Bone spurs. ... (10 replies)
... teteri66 can you explain the last sentence on the report that says Small central disc protrusion and annular disc osteophyte complex at C6-7? (3 replies)
... Thank you and you've made total sense out of this for me. Reason being, what I was thinking you put into words for me. But I wasn't sure. ... (3 replies)
... A quick introduction, I am a 52 year old male that has worked very hard and been very physical my whole life. I was always very healthy and rarely needed a Doctor. That all changed in my late 40's when I had a symptom of extreme pain in my left shoulder. ... (5 replies)

Associated Tags: burning pain, cervical spine, discectomy, extrusion, fusion surgery, mri, neck pain, shoulder blade, stenosis, thoracic

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