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... S1 fusion with lami decompression. It was suppose to be July 29. ... (17 replies)
... The decomp. lami is done to take pressure off from the nerve, usually caused by bone or pressing disk matter. ... (15 replies)
... Linda, you describe typical pain of spinal problems. I have what you have + a lot more; i had 2 spinal fusions with PLIF 360, lami/decompression, with 4 levels fused and SIJoint also. Anyway, this is what I left with: nerve damages which causing me all this pain as well. Pain you are experiencing related to nerves; either this is compressed nerves, damaged nerves (although I... (7 replies)

... I consider myself a veteran of the wars, lol, but have never had spurs removed. I had a laminectomy years ago which reruptured immediately leading to a second lami and then fusion, so I know that complications are always possible. ... (9 replies)
... Laf, nice to hear that you are doing much better and you even can walk 20 minutes at the time (for me it's a lot). I am 3 month after my second fusion (i have total 4 levels fused) lami/decompression, plates, rods, etc. My first surgery failed (8 month post-op) and I leaved since in a lot of pain, a lot of limitations. I had my second surgery and I leave in a lot of pain,... (6 replies)
... Thank you and my age is 48. I appreciate what you wrote, I had a lami back in 2000. But like you said I am concerned about the other levels. he said they looked good, I beg to differ with him on that. ... (13 replies)
... I am pos op 7 month fusion and post op 2 weeks lami decompression for severe leg pain following my fusion.. The end result .my back pain is gone but the leg pain is unbearable. ... (10 replies)
... Maybe neurosurgeons take a more conservative approach. I had a neuro do a decomp. lami and disectomy... only to end up 14 months later with a fusion. ... (15 replies)
... Hi Cozy: I see another person from Wash. state. We live in eastern Wash., but have a lot in Ocean Shores, not too far from you in Shelton. I, too, have spinal arthritis and degenerating disks. I had a lumbar decompression laminectomy in March, 1993, due to spinal stenosis caused by bone spurs in L4-5. I also had a bulged disk there; however, the surgeon did not touch the... (11 replies)
Diva ?
Mar 23, 2005
... As for the discectomy....I had a Lami and I believe the differnce in the 2 are that in the Lami, part of the lamina is also removed for decompression..... ... (2 replies)
... forami , decompression for stenosis on l3, and l5. ... (9 replies)
Feb 7, 2005
... o.I had my first lami with fusion when I was 23. I got 15 years on the first surgery. ... (15 replies)
... My surgery was 9 hours. I had another one done 6 weeks ago. More levels were fused and removing old hardware. Also decompression and lami and some other work. ... (27 replies)
Please Help!
Feb 4, 2008
... Hi Moldova. No, your reply did not disappoint me, I have heard the same story many times, which is one of the reasons why I have postponed surgery for many years, and may well do so again, let this flare up heal, gently try and strengthen my back muscles and go as long as I can without surgery. I posted my "please help" plea because I wanted exactly this kind of feedback.... (9 replies)
Please Help!
Feb 4, 2008
... Hi Paulo, I had my first fusion on 03/06. L-4, L-5 S-1. Bone harvested from my own hip, titanium instrumentations, rods, screws. Decompression/laminectomy. Metal pelvic plate, SIJ metal clips. Prosthesis were used. I got a lot of nerve damage in my legs, I got dropped foot. Recovery was very hard. About 6-7 month later I was diagnoses with Failed surgery. I got to the... (9 replies)
... it is actually better to remove bone and not overly "mess with" the disk in the long run, if enough decompression can be achieved that way. ... (5 replies)
Failed Surgery!
Sep 5, 2010
... >>>>> Hi bogey....sorry I haven't gotten back here sooner. I want to answer your question about my surgery....I've had 6 procedures on my lumbar, including 3 fused discs, a fused vertabrae, bone spur removal and 2 laminectomies,,,,,,,,,,,the lami's led to the first fusion at L5-S1. I don't know why your dr. is blowing you off, but if I were you I would be looking for... (18 replies)
... I am more than happy to answer some of your questions. I am a person who had 2 spinal multi-level fusions, lami, SIJ fused, decompression, 360 Plif, etc. My first surgery failed, was done 03/06. Second surgery was done 12/07 on higher levels. Both times cages, screws, rods (hardware) metal plate and metal clips were used. I suffer with severe case of RA, MS and Lihcken... (6 replies)
... lami and decompression as well. ... (2 replies)
More surgery??
Jun 8, 2008
... My first surgery was 03/06: L-4 L-5 S-1 fused with hardware; decompression and lami; SIJ fused with plates and clips and some more. Surgery was almost 9 1/2 hours. A year my upper levels "collapsed "(it happens and honest DR always tells you about this possibility for upper and lower levels of previous fusion) and I had to have L-3, L-4 fuse. During the surgery he saw... (6 replies)

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