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... trauma done to my back. Glad that he was pleased with my progress, you can imagine my surprise when he hinted around to possibly wanting to COMPLETELY REMOVE the hardware in my back!! ... (4 replies)
Hardware Removal
Jul 12, 2004
... At five ten this evening the spine surgeons office called and said that my reg dr did not ever fax them the lab results . So now i am having to deal with that . ... (19 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Was the doctor you saw post operatively to the removal surgery also a neurosurgeon? ... (3 replies)

... I decided to get the hardware removed and had the removal surgery on January 2017. ... (3 replies)
Hardware removal
Feb 2, 2004
... Yes my doc did put me in a corset type brace with metal rods on each side of my spine after fusion. By the way the reason I did not respond sooner I was I surgery the night I got your response and I'm just now catching up on my emails. ... (6 replies)
... Hardware removal from anywhere in the body other than the spine is pretty "easy" surgery. The spine, though, has so many nerves running along it that this type of surgery is quite delicate. ... (5 replies)
... I had the old Spine Stimulator trial. It's the one with two wires for the legs only. I understand from the Neuro that they now have three wires, one for the back area. ... (24 replies)
... I'm not commenting on any removal other than for the lumbar area, but hardware removal is not any more risky than any other lumbar surgery. ... (13 replies)
... I had my hardware removed in November of 2007 and my surgeon felt this was my pain generator and things look stable as far as my fusion went so he removed the hardware. ... (1 replies)
... I haven't done this personally, but have known others that have, the hardware block was very beneficial in determining if the hardware was indeed actually the cause of the pain. ... (34 replies)
Hardware Removal
Mar 29, 2005
... I Have posted this before and I will post it again and hope it helps anyone. I had a fusion with hardware June 04 then started having terrible problems all of the sudden 3 months post op. O.K. ... (8 replies)
... I've had two hardware removals, but my surgeries were complete fusions. ... (4 replies)
... He said the new pains I'm having are probably not a domino effect. He thinks they're all connected to the hardware removal. He told me that even though it seems like an easy surgery, taking that piece out was actually rather brutal to the bone there. ... (9 replies)
... I see he had the hardware removed , was it hard on him ? ... (34 replies)
Hardware removal.
Mar 20, 2019
... Personally I would be skeptical that removing hardware will resolve your symptoms...unless you have good reason to believe hardware is touching a nerve, or is otherwise causing an issue that is responsible for your symptoms. ... (14 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)
... I am curious as to what the MRI that you had done shows. It is possible that with hardware that over time there may be problems either above or below the levels where the hardware was done. ... (5 replies)
Failed Fusion
Nov 12, 2009
... L4 and it was very severe, so we had to fuse that in 2008. They did an XLIF procedure because they didn't want to overstress my spine and they thought it would be the best approach. Well, after surgery, I was still having lots of pain. ... (17 replies)
... I went through the exact same thing as you. My first surgery was very complicated and including a number of varuous problems. Anyhow long story short...in the end my surgeon put 4 pedicle screws in and 2 rods. ... (15 replies)
... I've had hardware removed twice from lumbar fusions. The reason is that once I became active, the muscles rubbed over the screws and caused me as much pain as before the fusion. ... (5 replies)


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