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... Yes I had exactly that. My blood pressure was perfect and low before surgery. My surgery was at the beginning of January and my BP went up a lot in the weeks and months afterwards. ... (3 replies)
... Is there a site where I can go to see the success rate for this surgery? ... (5 replies)
... Everyone said surgery is the only fix. One guy did say PT can help, but honestly from talking to everyone who has done the PT route it only delays the inevitable. ... (23 replies)

... Hi Mark Welcome to this forum - and sorry you have a need to be here! There are lots of variables - how many levels are you having done, how severe are your related symptoms, are you using donor bone or your own, how stressful is your job, etc. Can you provide any more info? One thing you might want to consider is going back to work part time at first. I always took... (11 replies)
... I don't remember the exact statistic but ACDFs have a high success rate. However, do you want to be one of the failures? ... (11 replies)
... I am very worried about going for the surgery for two main reasons. ... (19 replies)
... During the time leading up to and after my surgery I did a number of searches on the web to look at studies on Cervical Spine Surgery. ... (24 replies)
... with cord impingement. I have 3 neurosurgeons who say that surgery should be in my future. ... (6 replies)
... I had mine 18 months ago and am doing well on the whole. In my experience the surgery was not bad at all! I went in one morning and left the next day. ... (9 replies)
... I was part of a study on the use of BMP in ACDF to determine if BMP improved the fusion rate on ACDF patients that had donor bone as opposed to using their own. ... (24 replies)
... This is a very high success ratio surgery. The numbers improve each year, as experience and improved techniques occur. ... (42 replies)
... I am happy to hear that my success story was able to help relieve some of your fear. ... (19 replies)
... From what I understand the recuperation and success rate of Lumbar surgery is far less favorable than an ACDF, which has a success rate in the 90-98% range and with a recuperation period of only a few weeks before one can return to most activities (minus heavy lifting). The trade off is that they are going into some pretty scary areas with the arteries and all that. (3 replies)
... Geez...I'd wonder about a Doc who claims a "100% success rate." Unless he's God, I believe I'd be a bit more humble. If you spend any time at all on this board it's obvious that no two patients who've had our diagnosis and ACDF surgery are identical, either pre-op or post. Your Dr. should respect your concerns and give you some legitimate guidance, not just blow you off! I... (9 replies)
... But anyone on the forum will tell you that a second surgery is better than permanent paralysis which is what you are facing if the compression on your spinal cord is not relieved soon. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Jen - I had donor bone both times and hardware both times. My fusion took very well on my 2-level. As you can find on this site every dr has their own protocol. some use braces, some don't, some donor bone,vs some hip, some plates, some not. My dr. does use collars, with plates and will do either donor or hip. He told me he has studied his practice data and found his... (23 replies)
... I had my ACDF on May 26. It was very successful in that it alleviated my neck pain. However, it didn't alleviate my shoulder, arm and hand pain. ... (25 replies)
... success rate when it come to relieving numbness. So I took this into consideration when I had my surgery. ... (6 replies)
... One surgery was very complicated version of this surgery took about 3 hours. The other one took about 1.5 hours. ... (7 replies)
... that some folks have worse outcomes. Right now deep inmy gut I feel that I knew it has always been in the cards. Even early on the neuro told me before the Jan surgery Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy that I may need an ACDF or an ADR. ... (6 replies)




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