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... ill an active person and unfortunately have a good deal of experience with major back problems. I've had 8 major spine surgeries, and my last one was a 10 level fusion just in Dec 04. ... (10 replies)
... One of the posters had mentioned that there was a new technique, a flexible spinal fusion. I did a quick search on Google and didn't come up with much. I am looking at a fusion maybe pretty soon and wouldn't mind being part of a clinical trial. ... (6 replies)
... center prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing the safety and effectiveness of the Dynesys Spinal System to spinal fusion surgery. ... (6 replies)

... Many docs believe that fusion adds stress to adjacent levels, although all doc's are not in agreement. Just if it is a proven, then why rush into a fusion that might cause other problems, especailly if you are not in horrific pain. ... (6 replies)
... I've had 8 spine surgeries, but on the good side, my last one was 9 months ago, as a 10 level fusion and all the other repairs that went along with it. ... (2 replies)
... urally ortho and neuro surgeons alike treat spines, but in order to find one who is likely to do the artifical disc replacements, or even the newer techniques of spinal fusion or the flexible fusion called dynesys, you need to find a true spine specialist. ... (10 replies)
... I've had multiple fusions so will give you a brief fusion history. One prior to BMP, when bone was taken from the hip crest and it took more than a year to heal. ... (14 replies)
... Wow, great post! Thank you for all that. I'm gonna go look for that post about "spine specialist in your area". Thanks again..take care. David (6 replies)
... know that a true spine specialist can be ortho or neuro surgeon, but will have completed a lengthy spine fellowship and then dedicated their practice to just the spinal area. ... (6 replies)
... scectomy of course, is removal of part of or all of a disc which is the cushion between vertebrae. Doctors will almost always do laminectomy when they are doing fusion to prevent future problems, and to use that bony material with BMP for the fusion so that they don't have to take bone from the hip paddle. ... (5 replies)
... d they explain things more fully, maybe you will be able to get great relief. Do inform yourself on the ADR's, on fusions with BMP as well as the newest Dynesys flexible fusion and consider discussing these with the spine specialists as to why one or the other would be better for you. ... (25 replies)
... when I joined, you would have read where I have had 8 spine surgeries, four were fusions with the last one being 10 levels. There have been herniations into the spinal cord, constant pain, and even was temporarily paralyzed. So, I'm making some recommendations to you, based on what I have experienced. ... (4 replies)
Jan 3, 2006
... Unfortuantely I have several spinal problems, then injuries further complicated things. We did discuss ADR's and the Dynesys flexible fusion along with the fixed fusion and which would provide me the best opportunity and why. ... (2 replies)
... Time flies when you're having fun! With your thinking, you need to separate the "can I" from the "is it a good idea to?" You could bend right now, but would it benefit your ability to heal? Obviously, no. I know you know this...but I want to emphasize it because with a lower lumbar fusion, the odds go up for what is called "adjacent disc disease" sometimes referred to as... (6 replies)
... Wherever possible try to ensure you are referred to an orthopedic or neurosurgeon who regularly performs spinal surgery. ... (8 replies)
... Do you know that in US flexible fusion was approved in 2004? ... (5 replies)
... ifficulty doing the most menial of tasks... I am sure I'm not describing anything new to most of you. I've been going through pain management, caudal injections, spinal blocks, facet joint injections, radio frequency treatment and meds that would put an elephant down.... ... (0 replies)
Fusion success?
Apr 1, 2013
... There is wonderful information available to you online, including excellent illustrations of the spinal anatomy, the discs, vertebrae, etc. The cervical spine is delicate. ... (3 replies)
... han you and did not have back problems until I was in my 50th year. Since then 8 spine surgeries and I have 10 levels of my spine fused. After my first 3 level fusion was cured, and the hardware removed I had a second 3 levels fused, then I was in a wreck. ... (10 replies)
... spine specialists they are the ones the companies will train first so will have more experience on the newer techniques, are the ones who can offer you more than fusion usually several years before the general ortho or general neuro can. ... (2 replies)

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