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... Or I can give you a quickie update here. I might be heading back to the OR again for a revision including an additional level being fused. They will remove all hardware and do a 3 level fusion. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Was the doctor you saw post operatively to the removal surgery also a neurosurgeon? ... (3 replies)
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... On Dec. 8th of this year, I underwent my 5th spinal surgery. Yep, 5th and I am so excited to say that I feel so much better than I have in years and I am on 3 weeks out from surgery. ... (8 replies)
... S1 with 6 screws and 2 rods inserted. The doctors called it a spinal fusion. ... (3 replies)
... 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. I am thin, and more likely to run into problems as a result. ... (3 replies)
... C here in California. The doctor I had for the surgery was a Orthopedic Surgeon that specialized in spinal surgery only. My attorney choose him and the insurance company finally had to agree after two court appearances. When I had my appointment last year they sent a rep. ... (24 replies)
... Yeah, I always figured the hardware stayed in too but come to find out in many cases it's removed a year or two down the line. ... (31 replies)
Hardware removal.
Mar 20, 2019
... ears to finally find a surgeon who took her complaints seriously. That surgeon did extensive testing and a bone scan finally showed that a screw was bisecting a spinal nerve....hardware was removed and that particular symptom was relieved.... ... (14 replies)
... I will repeat again, every surgery is different, every recovery is different. ... (8 replies)
... I agree with Megs that spinal surgery for spondylolisthesis is painful. But I am SO glad I had it done. ... (15 replies)
... using a cage and titanium hardware 5 weeks ago today. I too have spondylolisthesis and stenosis. ... (5 replies)
... very often she turns it off. Why bother to go through surgery than? ... (5 replies)
More Surgery!!
Apr 27, 2005
... The scar tissue comment is concerning and should not be overlooked. A shift of your hardware may seem dominating but don't overlook scar tissue. ... (38 replies)
... Hi. I'm sorry that your symptoms have gotten so much worse, but glad that you at least won't have to wait a long time to be taken care of. Surgery is always a frightening thought, but sometimes it's our only chance to be able to live somewhat normally. ... (11 replies)
... ray. The surgery was in a major medical school hospital, and thought to be a major sucess. 18 months have passed, and the good part is that all the hardware is where it should be, and it appears that the fusion is complete. ... (19 replies)
... When my ortho with a very sad face announced that i need spinal surgery i was very calm. He was suprised. ... (17 replies)
... Oh believe me, I fully intend to do ALOT of research if surgery ends up being the only solution. And I refuse to go under the knife if there are other options. ... (11 replies)
... I have permanent nerve damage in my left leg and foot. I have weakness in my left leg and hip. I did not fuse, so they are doing a revision surgery July 24th. All my hardware will be replaced as well as new bone grafting. The nerve damage cannot be fixed. I really have no life anymore. ... (12 replies)
... The difference in specialties could very well explain the slight difference in message from B and C. When I first read your post and began to reply, I wrote that when you recovered from this surgery, you would be fused. But then, the more I thought about it, the more I thought...maybe not! The important thing for you is to be sure your spine is stable at L4-S1. When you... (3 replies)

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