... I've heard of mixing Disk replacement with ACDF. A surgeon I've consulted recommended a 3 level acdf because of spondylethesis (slippage of the vertebrae) but said he could address any adjacent segment problems with disk replacement should they arise.
A disk replacement for those that dont know, is replacement of the disk with an artificial one made of various materials... (4 replies)
... I have a question/ Pls Help
I was diagnosed with spondylethesis(L4-L5).
I have the very fast sharp pain not just below my waist but even all over my upper body.
Sometimes it does get to my face.
Especially my both edducators are getting stiff.
Is it normal for someone having this problem?
Sely (2 replies)
... severe grade1 spondylethesis or is it just plain o grade 1 spondylethesis. ... (4 replies)
... I am not familiar with the term "spondylethesis," but I thought I would bump you up for someone who might have experienced this. Also I'm not sure what "educators" are. Could you explain this for someone who is just learning some of the back terms?
Hope you feel better and can get some answers here.
Pat (2 replies)
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