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... I am having one level C7-T1(I guess that's considered one level) and foraminotomy. Instead of bone from hip they take bone marrow. In three months he said he may do two more levels and foraminotomy. He couldn't do that now because he would have to flip me over. (5 replies)
... T1 acdf and foraminotomy in a week. They are going to use PEEK combined with bone marrow from my hip for the disc. ... (5 replies)
... I'm 11 days post op now. I went out of the house yesterday"I saw people". My husband took me out to coffee for about a half hour. I came home and slept for 3 hours after that. Whew! I talked to my nurse at Stanford ths last week and she said basically its trial and error about walking or going anywhere. Of course no going anywhere unless someone else is driving. I missed my... (5 replies)

... I had the surgery February 29,2012 at Stanford. They aspirated bone marrow out of my c7 vertebrae instead of my hip and added it to the peek disc. The anesthesiologist said my airway was too small so I sucked in this gas to numb my mouth and throat and they stuck a camera down there. Before I knew it I was out. I asked the Dr. later about being intubated and he said they used... (5 replies)
... an ACDF 15 years ago and a foraminotomy 7 years ago. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks Webdozer - my issues are with the C5 and C6 nerve, although doctors describe my foraminal and cervical canal stenosis as minimal to moderate. So I have not rushed into surgery, as I want to make sure this nerve compression is actually coming from my neck. When you had your C5 or C6 issues, did you have any pain or stiffness in the upper back near the scapula? That... (17 replies)
... The ACDF was so long ago that I don't remember the recovery well. As I had hardware put in, the surgeon said I had no need for a collar. Even so, I think I was quite tentative for a couple of months. ... (17 replies)
... bulletin board community, and I would really value some input from people who have undergone posterior cervical foraminotomy or know something about it. ... (4 replies)
... The posterior aproach is a more painful surgery recovery and surgery itself. I ended up with a staph infection after the surgery and was hospitallized for 1 week. ... (28 replies)
... My chain of events are a bit backwards from yours meaning that I had the foraminotomy and now I may be going in to have an ADR, or ACDF. ... (10 replies)
... Hi all. I had a C5-C7 ACDF 05/2006 and some nerve irritation has come back. I saw my spine surgeon today and he said I may want to consider CT and MRI to see if the nerve root may still be in some way compressed since my fusion looks fantastic and the pain is in the exact pattern as before (though thankfully no where near as bad as it was pre-surgery). If it is he... (3 replies)
... rdware put in. They simply drilled out a piece of bone, removed the part of the disc that was pressing on the nerve and freed up more space, and closed it up. My recovery was fast, I was back at work full time in just over two weeks. ... (28 replies)
... Lori, how's your recovery progressing? ... (11 replies)
... weeks ago I had a bilateral foraminotomy at c5,6. They cut out bone spurs on both sides of my foramen. They cut through some muscle. I have an earlier post I did when I was 3 days out . ... (5 replies)
... on Monday the 16th. Recovery room was awful. ... (1 replies)
... on Monday. Recovery was awful. ... (0 replies)
... Waking up in the recovery room was bad. ... (8 replies)
... Please let me know how your recovery goes! For my ACDF I was out of workf or 6 weeks, I'm not sure how long this posterior cervical foraminotomy will keep me out. ... (10 replies)
... The foraminotomy is less invasive and my recovery time seems pretty quick to me. Time will tell how well it all works out, but so far I feel I've been fortunate. ... (28 replies)
... Is the recovery different than for ACDF? ... (4 replies)


Associated Tags: acdf, c6-c7 surgery, c7 acdf, pain management, peek and hip bone marrow discs pain?, posterior foraminotomy, spinal & foraminal stenosis, spinal cord

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