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... Hello, Hope someone has had this surgery. I am awaiting a cervical disectomy with corepectomy. I have 2 herniated discs C34 C45 pressing on my nerve and causing compression. I had my first Orto appt the last of Feb. The ortho said I need surgery and he will take out the bad vertebrae and file down the bone spurs. He will then use a bone from the bone bank PTL already had one... (9 replies)
... I had a ACDF with Corepectomy on April 22, 2003. Mine was for 2 ruptured discs, bone spurs and spinal cord compression. I wrote CPR Coach under his post if you want to check it out. ... (5 replies)
... I had a 3 level ACDF wirg Corepectomy on April 22, 2003. I have a titanium plate and 6 screws in my neck. As far as pain Thank the good Lord I am better. ... (7 replies)

? on Fusion
Sep 28, 2003
... Teri, Boy, I sure hope it wont mean another surgery. This was my 2nd ACDF only difference is this time it was worse. They did a 3 level fusion with corepectomy. I wore a Miami J for 8 weeks even though I ahve a titanium plate and 6 screws. I quit smoking b4 surgery and thank God I am still smoke free. I have been reading on a bone stimulator. I go back In Nov and will ask Dr... (3 replies)
... Hello, I had a ACDF with corepectomy on 4-22-03. Mine was C3-C7. I was in surgery for 3 hours. I came out wearing a Miami J Brace for 8 weeks. I had 2 ruptured discs and they were causing spinal cord compression. I got along fairly good after surgery. I had a bad sore throat but it went away within a couple days. I wsa on Vicodin and that helped. As far as sleeping I slept in... (1 replies)
Got A Question!!!
Jul 30, 2003
... Hi All, Been awhile since I posted. Went to Orthopedic surgeon that did my ACDF& corepectomy. It has been 3 months. Had my xray and Dr says he is alil concerned you can see cut marks in 2 places where I have not fused. I have a plate and six screws over these fusions. My ? is what if I am still showing these places when I go back in 4 months? Had this done on C3-7. I was... (0 replies)
NEED ADVICE
Jun 9, 2003
... fusion with corepectomy and plate and 6 screws along with bone spurs. I was in alot more pain with this surgery this time around. I just pray this is the last!!! ... (2 replies)
RECOVERY?
May 16, 2003
... Hi Paula, I am 3 weeks post op. I had an ACDF with corepectomy levels C4-7. I had level C& done yrs ago then started having trouble after almost 10-12 yrs ago! I did the donor bone!!!! Dont do the hip !!! That actually hurt worse than my neck. I have about a 5 inch incision on my neck where the DR stiched the inside and used glue on the outside. I had a bad sore throat in... (14 replies)
Collars
May 16, 2003
... ami J collar. I know what you mean about hot. This collar fits right under the chin and comes halfway up the back of my head. I had a 4 level fusion!!! ACDF with corepectomy and bone spurs. I also have a big titanium plate and 6 screws. I seen my xray this week when I went for 1st post op appt. ... (5 replies)
... I had a ACDF with corepectomy and they ended up doing a 4 level fusion with donor bone. I have plating and screws to. ... (14 replies)
... I had ACDF on 3 levels with donor bone corepectomy and have plates and screws covering 4 levels. MY Ortho Dr tied into the one that I had fused b4. ... (7 replies)
... Lea and Kim, Not too far away girls b4 surgery! I wish you both the best of luck! I am 2 weeks post op and I know how ya feel b4 you get it done! As for doing more for the kids as I should I am the same way but,,,,, after I had surgery I said no way am I doing laundry, dishes etc. lol I have a 17 yr old son and I taught him to do the laundry along with dear hubby. My advice... (19 replies)
Hi All!
May 2, 2003
... Hello Friends, I am alil over one week post op. How long until I can do the laundry etc? Man, I am bored to death. I am still sore between my shoulder blades! And still have some trouble sleeping in my bed even with tons of pillows! My neice is starting baseball and would love to go watch her. Of course I am not driving! :) Maybe I should wait until first appt at DR May... (3 replies)
... fused donor bone and corepectomy with plating. Two really bad ruptured disc causeing cord compression. I know you are scared I was to. ... (9 replies)
Hello Back Friends
Apr 18, 2003
... Winged, Thanks hon for the reply. The will be going through my neck opposite side this time. I was teasing my best friend and told her I would look like I had thyroid surgery! Like she had . Yes a 2 level fusion with corepectomy. This had been Dr's original plan. I totally agree fix it while I am in there and get it all done. I just hope and pray I will never have to have... (6 replies)
Hello Back Friends
Apr 17, 2003
... weeks have went by I am having pain down left arm to. Geesh!!! Nurse said I will be in a neck brace for 6 weeks!!!!! Yucko!!!! BTDT!!!! i guess it is ACDF with corepectomy and plating. Not sure why he changed his mind on the collar other than I am having more than 1 level fused. I am getting more nervous as time gets closer!!! ... (6 replies)
... Bruce, Will you add me on the list hon? I go April 2nd for pre op. Aprill 22nd for cervical disectomy with corepectomy. Thanks so much!!! I will be praying for all of you!!!! ;) (43 replies)
... I am awaiting cervical discetomy and corepectomy April 22nd. I have to ruptured discs C34 C45 I had prior surgery on C67. I guess its just one of those things. They will put a plate over my fusion this time. ... (28 replies)




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