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... a long piece of bone. This is then covered with a titanium plate attached with a handful of screws. ... (1 replies)
... Let me get this straight... Wimpete you ended up having the cervical fusion done 2 times? ... (16 replies)
... n had issues with a hematoma on the incision for about the first 6 weeks before he could drain it, my neurosurgeon did 3 xrays during the first 6 months and then a MRI at 8 months, he told me at 4 weeks that I was fusing and all looked good, I used donor bone rather than my own. ... (7 replies)

... Do you have a plate with screws? ... (8 replies)
Spinal Fusion (C5)
Jul 20, 2008
... I do not know anything about this except that I have neck problems, too. I just wanted to say that I feel for you and hope you get the answers you need. (8 replies)
... y. The fusion doesn't seem to be healing properly. Apparently, the donor bone is not fusing with my bones. So, he wants to arrange for me to use an electrical stimulator on a daily basis for about 5 months to see if that will help fuse them. Has anyone had experience with using one of these for this issue? ... (8 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. Also, have you discussed the possibility of a bone growth stimulator? ... (7 replies)
Surgery on Tuesday
Jun 30, 2003
... My actual diagnosis is herniated cervical discs and spondylosis. ... (17 replies)
... scomfort involved from the surgery, they are moving your trachea and esophagus over in order to get to your spine. For me they had to open up the space to place a cage in order to realign my spine. That pressure does cause some tightness. I wore a hard collar for a few days and then a soft collar. ... (4 replies)

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