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... rough to say the least. Though my surgeon felt the diagnostics were inconclusive, my ct scan and bone scan reports from late Feb '06 were clear enough 'the bony fusion placed posterolateral to the spine is now nearly completely resorbed'. Gone. ... (3 replies)
... So far as I know, the term 'revision' does mean a surgical 'redo' of the fusion attempt. I, too, have a failed fusion. ... (20 replies)
... I'm having a host of symptoms that don't add up to anything too terrible but still have me a little concerned. ... (7 replies)

... What does he mean, the cages are starting to collapse?? I don't know how that could happen...mine is made of titanium! I think diagnosis of "failed fusion" is simply when the patient continues to have more and more pain after the surgery, whether or not he/she has fused. I fused 100%, yet my back pain just kept getting worse and worse. You are only 3 months out, so it... (9 replies)
... I honestly don't know what a failed fusion feels like but I do know people who've had 3 or 4 attempts at one. ... (9 replies)
... like pain! I can't even imagine what you're going through. Failed fusions? ... (12 replies)
Failed Fusion's
Jun 4, 2007
... Do you know that term Failed Back Surgery Syndrome means not only if you did not fuse? ... (13 replies)
Spinal fusion
Sep 14, 2011
... You say that your doctor said he never had a failed fusion. ... (17 replies)
... and continue to have low back pain in addition to the radiculopathy that returned a few weeks ago. I am in more pain now than before the surgery. Is this what a failed fusion feels like? ... (9 replies)
... How will he "fix" the failed fusion? ... (6 replies)
... hen I can. Little things like this high school hockey game mean a lot to him so I I go. Despite all my issues, I feel I have always been very fortunate that my symptoms are just a few degrees less than 'unbearable'. In comparison with so many, I have it easy. ... (19 replies)
... the real problems are so he sent me off to have 2 epidurals. If these don't cure me he wants to go back in and will do what he needs to do. Maybe just fix one fusion and maybe do 2 seperate fusion, and maybe a decompression and ..... ... (1 replies)
... What kind of symptoms are you having? ... (9 replies)
... As time went on I started having lots of pain, especially in my neck, face, dizziness, balance symptoms and knew something was not right. Also had some pain in my back and alot of pain in one leg. ... (16 replies)
... Shawley, this was my first back surgery. No micro d's before either. But yah, it does indeed suck right now. I just hope it's temporary but these symptoms I am feeling dont feel temporary unfortunately. ... (18 replies)
... talked to your dr. about this. You should have gotten some relief by now BUT it does take 12 months to be considered fully recovered. My dr. didn't consider any symptoms permanent until after 12 months from surgery date and successfully completed PT. I don't want to presume it may be perm. only a dr. ... (7 replies)
Second fusion
Aug 22, 2006
... My surgeon agrees that if a fusion isn't in place at 12 months, it isn't going to happen. He also told me that MRIs and CT scans can't tell the whole story for fusion failure due to the distortions created by both scar tissue and hardware. And you know that my scans all said my harware was just fine but.... ... (5 replies)
... posterior fusion with laminectomy and removal of some bone. ... (10 replies)
... rays don't always tell the truth. At 3 months mine showed I was fused and I was in severe pain. He went back in according to my symptoms which were classic for failed fusion and one of my fusions had not fused at all. So there you have it. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Carol, what do you mean when you say movement was getting worse? were you getting weak or did it hurt soo bad every time you moved?? thanks. CH (20 replies)

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