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... Hello, I have an appointment with my new surgeon next week to discuss upcoming surgery. I have had an ACDF, and am of course familiar with that surgery and the recovery, but I'm not sure what I all need to know about having surgery from the back. ... (3 replies)
... I just spent 30 minutes writing a response back to you and the whole thing was wiped out because I highlited and tried to use color and an Angel and guess what, my whole heart felt response was totally abliviated,,, with just one click!! EEEK!!!!!!. ... (10 replies)
... I can try to help here, since I have had the procedure you are going to possibly have also. ACDF stands for, Anterior Cervical Decompression Fusion. So if your doctor has said it is ACF...that means there will be no decompression. ... (10 replies)

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Sep 29, 2006
... and boy, do I need calm!! ... (10 replies)
... Sorry it took me a while to get back about my Ortho Appt. last Thurs. ... (15 replies)
... Marcia, thank you so much for your thoughtful and helpful reply...really sobering i have to admit but i know i have to hear it...I was all ready to do the surgery and they my neurologist was saying i should not rush into it...then i got confused about doing the surgery. ... (20 replies)
... level acdf for a couple of months now, but the pain has just gotten too bad and i finally gave in and scheduled for early next month. ... (23 replies)
... wish I didn't have to be here! ... (2 replies)
... It has been a while since I have posted in this topic area. I usually post in the PM and Chronic Pain forum. ... (10 replies)
... I'm just glad the source of the problems are known now. I went to a new N.S. that is the head of a spinal unit at a university hospital. ... (32 replies)
Aug 4, 2011
... some really IS best left totally alone and untouched since it DOES offer a bit of extra stability to the c spine, esp if not all levels even have actually totally or at all fused yet? ... (18 replies)
... F done and the second donor bone never fused!!! I am still in Chronic Pain all of these years later and tried everything possible without going back into surgery to get out of pain but it looks like I now have to go back to the surgeon for help. ... (6 replies)
... weeks and will not be allowed to drive for that time or possobly longer. ... (4 replies)
2nd ACDF?
Jul 2, 2008
... I don't know about the time frame, but I do know that sometimes doctors expect that they will be operating on your neck again. ... (3 replies)
... ow beyond just dealing with the motor and sensory nerves at this point and are dealing with actual spinal tracts which carry all of the body system function info to the brain.this can become a huge problem and possibly a devistating one if that compression is left with no intervention for too long. ... (20 replies)
... You are a brave girl to get up through all your pain and type up a note to seek some advice. You have suffered enough my dear. You need a mental break so take whatever pain meds you can get to help you.. you will be okay. ... (6 replies)
... Well...saw the one NS who I most like, trust and respect out of a myriad of docs I have seen. ... (6 replies)
ACDF for Friday
Apr 20, 2004
... about your med allergies and reactions to certain drugs. It might help to write all of them down so you don't forget anything. Include a list of all the meds you currently take. ... (19 replies)
... I am happy to report after coming home from the OSS the hardware is all in place. He took a ton of x rays of my neck and back. ... (10 replies)
... op ACDF and feeling really well. ... (6 replies)

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