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... Wondering if anyone can help interpret my cervical spine MRI please . ... (3 replies)
... He recommends a one level anterior cervical fusion with donor bone and a titanium plate. He doesn't think its necessary to touch the other disc at this time and doesn't think that it would be placed at any special risk by the fusion about it. ... (16 replies)
... NS but was told to see my primary care doc first for films. Went to the primary care doc who ordered xrays and EMG. Both show problems below the fusion. Is an MRI still doable at this point? ... (11 replies)

Another Fusion
Jun 23, 2012
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Another Fusion
Jun 23, 2012
... He wanted to do a posterior fusion just like my original surgeon wanted to do in 2005 and because I asked too many questions told me to leave... ... (23 replies)
... and didn't use any titanium instrumentation. I did well for a few years and actually only took a muscle relaxer now and then for pain. 2 nights in the hospital. ... (3 replies)
... I do have a 2in x 1in titanium plate in my neck. Is there some special form of MRI that is available for me that will give good pictures of the neck with a titanium plate in there? ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I am new to this board so please bear with this long explanation of history. Post-surgery symptoms: pain - neck, shoulder, down arm to elbow, shoulder blade (all left side), tingling and numbness- same areas including left side of face and both hands (mostly left) vision: problems in the very beginning-fuzziness, spots, also headaches and dizziness Broke down and... (7 replies)
... getting an MRI and a good c spine series x ray would give you the best overall info about this area and what could be possibly irritating or even compressing that ulnar nerve. ... (4 replies)
... I Would Wait And See What Your Mri Report Shows. Make Sure It Is With Contrast. ... (8 replies)
Failed fusion?
Mar 11, 2007
... ons 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...HAHA.... ... (8 replies)
... C7 fusion last July. I was in excruciating pain from the herniation of those discs and that was relieved after the surgery. ... (7 replies)
... I have been walking with some degree of difficulty for a few years until a year ago after an MRI it was found that a bulging disc was restricting the blood flow to my spinal chord. ... (3 replies)
Cervical Fusion
Nov 30, 2010
... Time for some answers. Most neurosurgeons, if they are being honest, will tell you the indication for surgery is the chance of permanent nerve damage...not pain. The chance of all of your pain going away forever is small...about 30%. But there is still a good chance it will be diminished. Most of that 70% who don't get full pain relief get some amount of relief. And... (11 replies)
... with a titanium plate and screws. ... (7 replies)
... The did an anterior fusion with titanium cage and 6 screws and also 2 donor bones. ... (22 replies)
... from what I was told, and have found doing a quick search just to double check before I replied to your post, the titanium plates might cause a small amount of "smear artifact" but do allow for postoperative MRI evaluation with little artifactual interference. ... (4 replies)
Cervical Fusion
Dec 7, 2010
... prior to surgery unless OK'd by your doctor. First and foremost relax! I did not and I regret it now. I worried all for nothing. With a capable surgeon, cervical fusion works wonders. I had excruiating pain in my left upper arm. ... (11 replies)
... I just had a 4 level cervical fusion with bone implants and Titanium plate a month ago. ... (24 replies)
... Hello been a while since I've been here ,visited other boards and this by far the best. I will be having fusion at C6 Thru T1. ... (0 replies)


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