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... over 5 years ago. At that time, the disc immediately above showed some degeneration but Neurosurgeon and I agreed not to fuse that disc at that time. I was however, aware that it was a possibility. ... (5 replies)
... did not fuse from a prior surgery in 2003. I'm very nervous and have been told that the posterior is a very painful long recovery. ... (13 replies)
... while ACDF is the newer procedure. Most of the few posters here with cervical laminectomy did not have fusion. ... (24 replies)

... I just can't imagine needing all 6 done right now if you are not in the hospital and are able to work, drive, and do regular things... ... (21 replies)
... Thanks, you seem to be very knowledgable on all of this stuff. I know a bit as I have had two fusion surgeries myself. My latest issue is with a herniated C4 and am going in for surgery on that in April. Mine was due to a car accident in mid January. ... (9 replies)
... I've seen a couple people on here mention that they did not fuse after a cervical fusion. What did you do after that? ... (3 replies)
... i have to say,if your surgeon did not use hardware on you to hold those bone ends in place,not using a collar to me seems a bit crazy. ... (9 replies)
... fusion, now find it did not fuse. Also the other inbetween discs are all messed up. I suffer with ddd, arthrits etc. ... (42 replies)
... Oh boy, my l5 discectomy did help, but now its "collapsed" and the 3 above are bulging as of my last mri a few yrs ago. My cervical got bad and 3 more herniated up there and had fusion 2yrs ago. ... (42 replies)
... After initially feeling great post op I started to get increasing pain which was ignored by my surgeon and did not respond to PT etc. Also got weakness in one arm and hand which had initially improved after the first surgery. ... (15 replies)
... I had an anterior cervical fusion 4 years ago to fuse 2 levels. I had one level already fused from birth. The Dr used bone from my hip for the graft and placed a plate and screws to hold it all together. ... (15 replies)
... level cervical fusion. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I had a cervical fusion at c5-6 and c6-7 in october 2001 have plate with six screws also used own hip bone. the 6-7 did not fuse not sure if the c5-6 fused. I also have fractured screws. this is what one DR wants to do and its schulded for this week some body please advise me on this remove hardware, c6-7 corpectomy, anterior cervical fusion c5-7 lliac bone graft and... (6 replies)
... That sounds terrible. At one point they were talking about a 3 level fusion for me with a plate. I really don't know what to do at this point. ... (7 replies)
... were the threat as they were flattening my spinal cord so these levels were the priority and I did not have any neck pain, arm problem at that time. He did the 2 level fusion on these first. ... (6 replies)
... I did see the fourth neurosurgeon for a final opinion. He spent the most time talking to me out of any of the other neurosurgeons I have seen. ... (30 replies)
... we may extend her fusion to relieve some of her symptoms. ... (6 replies)
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... C6 anterior cervical disc fusion. Wow, did I leave with my jaw hitting the ground. He walked in and his first words after the introduction was "which surgery would be better. ... (53 replies)
... To answer your questions, believe it or not I excercised to get my body ready. Carefully of course but I wanted to be as strong as I could be for the recovery. ... (46 replies)


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