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... Hello, I have an appointment with my new surgeon next week to discuss upcoming surgery. I have had an ACDF, and am of course familiar with that surgery and the recovery, but I'm not sure what I all need to know about having surgery from the back. ... (3 replies)
New to the Boards
Sep 29, 2006
... and boy, do I need calm!! ... (11 replies)
... I just spent 30 minutes writing a response back to you and the whole thing was wiped out because I highlited and tried to use color and an Angel and guess what, my whole heart felt response was totally abliviated,,, with just one click!! EEEK!!!!!!. ... (10 replies)

... I can try to help here, since I have had the procedure you are going to possibly have also. ACDF stands for, Anterior Cervical Decompression Fusion. So if your doctor has said it is ACF...that means there will be no decompression. ... (10 replies)
... F done and the second donor bone never fused!!! I am still in Chronic Pain all of these years later and tried everything possible without going back into surgery to get out of pain but it looks like I now have to go back to the surgeon for help. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the quick reply Webdozer! and after digging through my neurologist's notes, it appears that I have my first questions for my next dr. ... (10 replies)
... I am happy to report after coming home from the OSS the hardware is all in place. He took a ton of x rays of my neck and back. ... (10 replies)
Kwirt
Aug 4, 2011
... some really IS best left totally alone and untouched since it DOES offer a bit of extra stability to the c spine, esp if not all levels even have actually totally or at all fused yet? ... (18 replies)
... wish I didn't have to be here! ... (2 replies)
... weeks and will not be allowed to drive for that time or possobly longer. ... (4 replies)
... It has been a while since I have posted in this topic area. I usually post in the PM and Chronic Pain forum. ... (10 replies)
... op ACDF and feeling really well. ... (6 replies)
... Sorry it took me a while to get back about my Ortho Appt. last Thurs. ... (15 replies)
2nd ACDF?
Jul 2, 2008
... I don't know about the time frame, but I do know that sometimes doctors expect that they will be operating on your neck again. ... (3 replies)
... Marcia, thank you so much for your thoughtful and helpful reply...really sobering i have to admit but i know i have to hear it...I was all ready to do the surgery and they my neurologist was saying i should not rush into it...then i got confused about doing the surgery. ... (20 replies)
... ow beyond just dealing with the motor and sensory nerves at this point and are dealing with actual spinal tracts which carry all of the body system function info to the brain.this can become a huge problem and possibly a devistating one if that compression is left with no intervention for too long. ... (20 replies)
... Well...saw the one NS who I most like, trust and respect out of a myriad of docs I have seen. ... (6 replies)
... I was originally scheduled for Dec. 21st for ACDF C5 thru C7. I am having donor bone and all the lovely plates and screws. ... (10 replies)
Questions
Aug 20, 2006
... struggles that I am. You could probably classify me as one of those typical "take my health for granted" people, but now I have deeper sympathy and understanding for those in constant pain. ... (11 replies)
... Marcia, I can't read anything you write without just thinking "Wow! ... (15 replies)




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