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... on one side, preventing the extension of the fusion on the left. The double level fusion is only on the right side with screws, plates, and cadaver bone. ... (0 replies)
... Anyway, after the removal of her hardware , she was in just as much pain. ... (12 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Was the doctor you saw post operatively to the removal surgery also a neurosurgeon? ... (3 replies)

... Thank you for that information. I've lost track on whats happening with you. Where are you at in all this now? (6 replies)
... I am sorry that you had a hard day too. I can't caution everyone enough and apologize if you have read this feedback before but here goes. If you are going for hardware removal, it can relieve your pain and I don't blame anyone for trying it. ... (6 replies)
... I so had to respond to your post. You sound like you are going thru what I have since the first of the year. ... (5 replies)
Hardware Removal
Aug 6, 2008
... the removal of the hardware. Things can go wrong with any operation but with this operation it is risky. ... (3 replies)
Hardware Removal
Mar 29, 2005
... Has anyone outthere know anything about removal of the hardware. I am fused at L5 S1 with hardware. My disk at L4 has a bulge from mild to moderate. My hips are always aching as is my low back and my left leg. ... (8 replies)
... several Dr visits, they all agreed i could not work in that condition as LEO. between '07 and '08 my pain increased and found it very hard to sit for any length of time and standing or walking was excruciating. several drs later, they agreed disability was my only option. ... (13 replies)
... Doctors tend to offer hardware removal when pain persists for no other apparent reason. There's no guarantee, but for many, removal of the hardware solves the problem. ... (4 replies)
... S1. Felt a lot better afterwards but encountered problems after about 10 months. When I became more active, I began experiencing a lot of pain and swelling at the surgery site. I went back to the doctor who thought the hardware may be causing the problem. ... (3 replies)
... L4 fusion in 1977. My doctor wanted to take the hardware out a year later. He said if I were ever in an accident it would be easier on me if I didn't have a lot of metal in my back. ... (2 replies)
... I recently consulted with an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon about possibility of removal of the hardware. My hardware was installed in 1993 and is HUGE by today's standards. ... (10 replies)
... I had all of the hardware removed with the hope of gaining relief from the discomfort and to fully enjoy the benefits of the fusion. As can be expected, I'm miserable at the moment simply because of surgical pain. ... (23 replies)
... Can anyone share their experience with removal of the screws and rods after spine fusion? ... (1 replies)
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... ember to this bulletin board I would like to share my post op complications and see if there is any one else with a similar situation that found relief after the removal of hardware. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks again teteri66! You gave me a lot of good thoughts and questions to ask about. ... (5 replies)
... I then had a 3 level TILF L4 to S1 November 2011 with a complete facetectomy and decompression of left L4 and L5 nerve roots, hemilaminectomy without facetectomy at L5. So my surgery report states. ... (0 replies)
... I hope the removal of the hardware helps. I am having my left knee replace on July 19. I don't know if my knee or my back hurts worst. ... (9 replies)

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