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... yes, he did use the gels, but not much of it. Apparently one of the major risks of their use in spinal surgeries is weakening of the dura which can cause spinal fluid leaks and other major problems. ... (12 replies)
... Hi unleaded, I had spinal fluid leaks & 32 fat grafts b/c when injured a disc exploded into bits that rubbed holes in the dura. Each laminectomy was followed by a surgery to regraft a leak so it was complicated. Your mom had a fusion, bone graft, which in my understanding has plates, screws & the bone graft must take & each time a level is fused now it makes the strain of... (5 replies)
... Hi hjmack, Im gmak!Lol Did they tell you that you have a spinal fluid leak? ... (71 replies)

... Blood patches are used to stop leaks or tears in the dura. If you've noticed I've mentioned a number of times how anestheologists are frequently used to do spinal injections for general ortho and neuro's. ... (4 replies)
... Two hands, Did they incise the dura putting in leads or electrodes? ... (3 replies)
... Wow!! You are a warrior!! I can't even imagine going through all that. From what I saw on my initial MRI there was no mention of Arachnoditis, nor from my NS that did the surgery. Leads me to believe the EPI and/or surgery may have contributed, if in fact I have it. I get leg and arm jerks that are random and embarrassing. Balance issues plague me to, I get nervous on stairs... (40 replies)
... ter myelogram dye, pantopaque, was used then my NS saw it during surgery and I had to get fat and fascial grafting to my dura. It sounds like you may have had a spinal headache from a possible CSF leak after your injection. ... (40 replies)
... on the cauda equina, lower spinal cord nerves so i think thats when it happened originally but Im sure it was made worse when i had 32 grafts to my dura for csf leaks, 4 lumbar laminectomies, over 30 epidural steroid injections, epidural anesthetic catheters for childbirth so who could guess what did what! ... (20 replies)
... which they thought they fixed. Three days out of surgery, I had severe headaches, and vomiting. Unfortunately, on day five, I had to have another surgery. The dura was so paper thin, that the sutures didn't hold, and I had a bad spinal fluid leak. The second surgery took 3 hours. ... (9 replies)

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