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... I am now due to have an Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion in January 08 and really want to speak to people who have had this operation done. ... (11 replies)
... posterior lumbar interfusion surery.and how was the outcome...my surgery will be 2 part 1st anterion which include a vascular surgeon along with the orthopedic surgeon. ... (20 replies)
... S1 fusion in summer 2007. ... (20 replies)

... As I was researching my situation I learned that most fusions could be done translateral even if an anterior interbody was needed. A good surgeon can do the anterior interbody work from the side. ... (11 replies)
... anterior using pedicle screws ,rods etc.That one requires 2 seperate surgeries and is said to have immidiate relief.I am looking seriously into the posterior without hardware because one surgery is more than enough for me. ... (10 replies)
... Greetings Fusion Fans, I had an interbody fusion at L5-S1 in 1999. The surgery was a success but the subsequent ruptures and DDD at L3-L4 and L4-L5 have me in dire need of some form of surgical intervention. 1997 Laminectomy/ Discectomy @ L3-L4 and another in 2008 at the same level. There is not much disc material remaining at that level. My pain level at rest is a 0. When... (20 replies)
... Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion on Jan 31st. I have to admit that waking up from surgery I thought I was going to die from the pain in my back. It felt like I had a rod jammed thru my back. ... (9 replies)
... My 26 yr. old daughter :angel: just had Anterior Lumbar (front, on 3 levels), her first surgery on Feb. 26, 2007 they went in on the front side... it was a 3 level (S1-L5, L5-L4,L4-L3) Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) & bone taken from right hip to graft. Her second surgery was 4 days later on March 2, 2007, they went in on the back side... it was a 3 level (S1-L5,... (16 replies)
... I can tell you that the 360 method has a higher rate of success than just posterior, but I don't know about anterior alone. I also had a mix of BMP and donor bone, and I used a bone growth stimulator for 6 months. ... (11 replies)
... My 26 yr. old daughter had Anterior Lumbar (front on 3 levels)her first surgery on Feb. 26, they went in on the front side... it was a 3 level (S1-L5, L5-L4,L4-L3) Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) & bone taken from right hip to graft. Her second surgery was 4 days later on March 2nd, they went in on the back side... it was a 3 level (S1-L5, L5-L4,L4-L3) Posterior... (35 replies)
... Many thanks for getting back in touch all of you. Thansk Emily for your response, I particularly wish to know all about the front Anterior operation you had done. ... (11 replies)
... hi emily,the ALIF is painful too I guess?sick also? (11 replies)
... the recovery is harder because there are two surgery sites to heal from, in addition to the internal healing that needs to happen. If you're having only an anterior approach, you may find it easier than your past fusion surgery. If really varies from person to person. For me, the front incision was just brutal. ... (11 replies)
... Emily, your an absolute angel. I haven't been able to talk to anyone about this and have been very scared as my surgeon and his colleagues have only ever done 6 Anterior Fusions, at North Tees Hospital in the North of England. ... (11 replies)
... operation from pain. She still has problems straightening her back. She can't walk straight up back and she has also Grade 2 spondylithesis. She had a thoracic fusion done in Florida in 2007 which has fixed the curveture of her spine but she still had problems with the lumbar spine. ... (11 replies)
... Chetnsue I just wanted to let you know what my experience was on my surgery. I had my first surgery on 1/29/08 for Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion on L5/S1 and I was suppose to have the second part of the surgery a Posterior Lumbar Interbody fusion on 2/12/08. I ended up with a wound infection for the first surgery so they kept cancelling my next surgery. I went to the doctor... (14 replies)
... only been a month and a week for me. Glenn, please do read the post op tips and my heart goes out to you and your wife. I have no idea though what would cause a fusion to fail? ... (11 replies)
... Hi Glenn - I had and ALIF in June 07, was in hospital for 11 days and then a rehab center for 27 days. I am in worse pain now than before surgery. I had L4 L5, L5 S1 removed and titaniun discs inserted with BMP with fusion. I'm not allowed to do anything drive, housework, bend, lift etc. I still use my walker. Doctor does not know why in so much pain, I take vicoden, vallium... (11 replies)
... is supposed to be less stress on the back, but ask your doc about the need for posterior plates and screws. ... (3 replies)
... vs. Anterior technique using screws ,rods etc.The neuro told me he does both but the anterior procedure needs 2 operations,one from the back to insert the pedicle screws and 1 from the front to insert the bone graft. ... (25 replies)




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