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... A pseudoarthrosis is a fusion that fails to heal, usually because the bone graft dies off. ... (1 replies)
Failed fusion?
Mar 1, 2007
... that sounds really terrible. regarding the c5/c6 one - it doesn't seem to make sense that a disc that was fused would rupture because that level should be fused without a disc any more. If its due to non-fusion, I've heard of posterior surgeries to correct non-fusions (they do a posterior fusion instead). If you have to have even more levels done you might want to look into... (8 replies)
... Scan is showing a failed fusion. ... (0 replies)

Failed fusion?
Mar 11, 2007
... with fusions have 'stress' put on the other levels and have to have our NS watch and help fight off other herniations at different levels.......I just had my 3rd cervical fusion and they had to go in from the front AND the back of the neck this time to REALLY fuse me since I guess it was too stubborn the first two surgeries... ... (8 replies)
... Hey Hugg, Wow, a 3 level w/o any brace --- that just sounds scary to me. Like I said, after my last 2 level surgery, the doc said to just be careful and gave me no brace or collar but in the end, it failed. Not sure if that had anything to do with it because if you read some of the posts here, there are people that have had successful multi level surgeries w/o any post op... (7 replies)
... fusion, donar bone, not fused. Anyone else have the pins and needles along with numbness after a failed fusion? ... (0 replies)
... Just a few thoughts to throw at you as I suffered a failed fusion in my lumbar spine. First, a bone scan would give lots of info about what is and is not going on at your surgery site. ... (7 replies)
... Sean, Listen to your dr and don't push it or you may end up with a failed fusion. ... (3 replies)
... I had a 2 level fusion with plate almost 3 years ago. They said I did not heal to well but bc I don't have symptoms of failed fusion or bc I have plate it is fine I guess. Your question about bone stimulator, I used one and I really don't know if they work or not. ... (8 replies)
... It was nice getting a reply to your message this morning to help answer my questions. You raise a good question regarding whether or not my fusion starts at C2 to C3. I am going to obtain my surgical report to find out the information. ... (2 replies)
... level surgery, which I'm assuming would be a fusion, is an enormous surgery. Recovery would be a long road, and chances of a failed fusion would be relatively high. ... (6 replies)
... This is my first post so forgive me if I make a mistake, but I wanted to reply to this one. I had a 5 level posterior cervical fusion fixation laminectomy almost 4 years ago. It was a clean up job from a failed fusion 10 years prior and it completely changed my life. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Lyn, you and I are in the same boat. I will see my neuro next Friday. My failed fusion has caused so much pain and now I pulled my lower back out last Monday and can't stand up yet. I ended up in the ER monday eve. ... (10 replies)
... I did have a pseudarthrosis in my lumbar spine years ago that resulted in a second surgery. However, in that case, the first fusion was done without hardware so the second one included hardware. ... (4 replies)
... In my fifties and having gone through both a two level acdf and three level posterior fusion I am surprised to find how good my neck movement is. ... (29 replies)
... Have you had any problems with graft extrusion or failed fusion? ... (32 replies)
... union, and I am doing so much better now than I had been after the original surgery. It is no fun to have a failed fusion, so if you can fix this now, I would go for it. It's not living your life with the pain caused by the lack of fusion. ... (6 replies)
... I am finding this REALLY interesting. I had a 3 level fusion in October '06. My doc said I didn't NEED to wear a collar because the hardware was secure enough. ... (7 replies)
... THanks for your response. I read thru your posts and it looks like you had a failed fusion, so you undertook a posterior fusion. ... (28 replies)
... Have you had any problems with graft extrusion or failed fusion? ... (32 replies)

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