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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.Iím not sure why almost 4 months out this is so, I wanted you to know youíre not alone. (3 replies)
... I'd like to get any necessary shopping done this weekend if possible, and while I've looked at the ACDF post surg list here as well as general post spine surg lists on other boards, I still have a few questions. ... (3 replies)
... Hi th2ju, I'm a mom who had my acdf in April. ... (4 replies)

... THE GOOD NEWS is that the ACDF was a breeze comparatively. ... (3 replies)
... I wanted to post an update to my recovery from 1 level ACDF surgery in 2010. It seems difficult to get any long term information following surgeries so here goes... ... (3 replies)
... The ACDF was preceded by what I would call soreness, mixed with weakness. The foraminotomy was preceded only by weakness. ... (18 replies)
... an ACDF 15 years ago and a foraminotomy 7 years ago. ... (1 replies)
... gets in there. When my prior orth spine surgeon said my C4 was "iffy" we never discussed possibly adding it in, and now it should have been. I was headed for an ACDF revision this Fall when my bad knee got worse and at 45 am having a knee replacement. ... (13 replies)
... op pain with the ACDF with no swallowing problems and a stronger fusion with the posterior fusion. ... (27 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)
... er handy...just to help it go down... I am not telling you this to scare you, just to prepare you in case it happens to you.. My brother in law had his second ACDF in Dec. 05...he was eating in the recovery room...yes he did have some swelling, but he used the small sips of water to wash the food down!! He did wonderful... ... (15 replies)
... Hi, Would like to hear from anyone that has had a acdf c5-6-7 revision surgery. I am scheduled for this next month along with a new acdf c4-5- and possible ??? at c3-4. Any information will be welcomed. I am scared out of my face. Lori laminectomy L4-5 2001 ACDF C5-6-7 2002 POST. LAMI-FORAMINOTOMY-CORPECTOMY C6-7 2003 (4 replies)
... HI CAROLYN, A myelogram is also a great test to over the discogram and it is less painful. Was you MRI With contrast??? If so, I dont think you would need any other diagnostic test. I had an ACDF C5-6-7 in October 2002 and did not have good results due to my surgeon. Get a 2nd 3rd opinion!!!! It cant hurt ,only help . I also agree with the others re: other levels and... (10 replies)
... ing the discs alone and removing parts of the lamina to relieve pressure on the spinal column. This second doctor also said he would definitely not recommend the ACDF because I have a vocal chord that was partially paralyzed and the ACDF would possibly cause more problems. ... (2 replies)
... The RLN is located directly behind the thyroid close to the trachea and esophagus. During the acdf surgery the thyroid gets pushed into the trachea in order to gain access to the spine. ... (0 replies)
... shave off the posterior osteophytes during an ACDF as well as the anterior one. ... (11 replies)
... from a herniated disk. And since it is done from the back, they can do the foraminotomies at the same time.....they are very hard to do from the front during an ACDF and most docs won't do them during an ACDF. ... (13 replies)
... One of the problems with an ACDF is that they may not be able to remove the entire may break off and part stay inside....seems perhaps that has happened with you? ... (7 replies)
Mri acdf
Aug 28, 2011
... the ACDF will only address the foraminal problem indirectly, by increasing the "height" of the collapsed intravertebral space? ... (6 replies)
Mri acdf
Aug 28, 2011
... An ACDF is probably the "standard" answer to your condition, and probably also the right answer. ... (6 replies)

Associated Tags: acdf, c6-c7 surgery, no pain, numb fingers, posterior foraminotomy, recovery, weak arms

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