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ACDF on Sept. 8
Aug 29, 2008
... Scheduled the ACDF for Sept. 8th, which is fast approaching... ... (13 replies)
... C6 with ACDF. However, I am worried about the cons of ACDF eg fusion does not work. ... (19 replies)
... C6 had a failed fusion from a previous surgery. I had surgery Dec 2004 with a plate on C5 thru C7. I gradually got my strength back in my left arm. I occassionally have cramping in my left hand and forearm, but have my strength back. ... (13 replies)

... Hi everyone. I am new to this site. My husband, age 37, had an ACDF in January 2000 with great success. The fusion is solid. He's always been an active person. ... (2 replies)
... C2 with small spurs. On scout image, mild dextroconvex curvature thoracic spine. Anterior metal plate extends from C5 through C7, with 2 anterior screws, C5, C6, C7. ... (0 replies)
... Well, greetings I suppose (but I *really* wish I didn't have to be here! *sigh*). I guess I'm just looking for some support and maybe some advice. I'm a 44yr old male, very active, and a professional commercial and military pilot (AFRES). All was well until about six weeks ago; at that point I started having a lot of pain right where the neck turns into the back and... (2 replies)
... is and compression of the spinal cord. There is focal spinal cord edema in this region. Severe bilateral neuroforaminal stenosis indication compression of both C6 exiting nerve roots. ... (3 replies)
... This had been present since 2000 and I was hoping the ACDF surgery might ease this up although the neurologist and neurosurgeon did not make any promises. ... (2 replies)
... I hope you guys are all doing as well as can be expected. Refresher course on my deal. ACDF in june last year. At the 6 month mark, fusion incomplete and the MRI results were posted earlier. ... (2 replies)
... the ACDF procedure will eventually lead to more surgery since my actual problem is not really addressed which is the congenital stenosis. ... (1 replies)
... Hi all - Many thanks for this message board as I've been perusing around quite a bit trying to educate myself on recent MRI results and subsequent Neurosurgeon consults. I have two opposite Neurosurgeon opinions on whether surgery is necessary or not; Neurologist is adamant that surgery is needed. So, now I am trying to get another opinion and am wondering if 1.Others... (10 replies)
C4-C5 symptoms?
Jul 3, 2007
... Hi SKZ You are starting to sound like you have the same neck problem as I do - I had four discs (C4/5/6/7/T1) that had DDD, and so far have had ACDF first on C5/6/7, and a year later another ACDF on C4/5. The main symptom from the C4/5 that I experienced was a deep burning pain in the muscles used when you shrug your shoulders - worse on the left side for me, but it... (14 replies)
... Thank you for the well wishes! It sounds like you have been through quite a journey yourself. Good luck with your next journey, but I would think, based on what research I have done and what my Chiropractor has been able to help educate me with, it sounds much like my issues and they are honing in on C3-4. I have numbness in my thumb, index and middle finger with some on... (7 replies)
... op pain varies from person to person and surgeon to surgeon. If I correctly recall my ACDF 15 years ago, it was not as bad as a description of the surgery would leave one to believe. ... (4 replies)
... the superior endplate of C7. The T1 and T2 vertebral bodies are of adequate height and signal. There is slight reversal of the cervical lordosis centered at the C6 level, without significant anterior subluxation or scoliosis. ... (7 replies)
... Those experiences led me to believe that ACDF surgery was just what you do. ... (0 replies)
... Hi, First off, I had an C6-7 ACDF in September, 2005, with plating and donor bone. Post surgery was great, with little or no pain. About three months post surgery pain returned and has been getting worse. I take 8-10 tablets of 50 mg Tramdol (Ultram) per day. I have tried steroid injections in the neck, in addition to steroid and nerve deadening chemicals in lower back... (0 replies)
... I heard via Jenny that you could use a positive outcome for an ACDF surgery. I understand the fear and apprehension that you are going thru right now. ... (19 replies)
... I used to work in Short and Long Term Disability and the standard for ACDF is 6 wk out of work minimum. ... (46 replies)
... Hi folks. I have been a long time lurker on here and finally decided to join. I have looked at several threads concerning ACDF, which have been very helpful. I am looking at C3-C6 fusion in about a month. This is will be by the same doctor that did my L4/L5 fusion in 2010. I totally trust him and have no problem in agreeing to have it done. I have severe stenosis at... (7 replies)

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