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Surgery Question
Jul 9, 2008
... stop, of course, was Budapest. They ended up there for a family funeral, which was sad, but also meant that they got to see most of the family that had traveled from other parts of Hungary for the funeral. Budapest was the highlight of their very special trip. ... (6 replies)
... I have relatives close by so when it is time for the surgery they will spend time over there. Probably a few days up to a week. ... (4 replies)
... I do not know what to expect from this and I am wondering if anyone has ever seen one. ... (6 replies)

... The other issue in ACDF is what is used to replace the discs. ... (6 replies)
... My surgeon has done a ton of work in the field, and many studies, and he would not do this surgery without the plate. I don't understand your doc not wanting to use plate. The breakdown theory is hog wash. Once the bone is fused, what can happen to the plate? ... (24 replies)
... Got a call from Dr to say that the hospital had a bed issue and instead of going in the night before could I go in on the day of the surgery as mine wasnt scheduled till late in the day. No prob as I live nearby. My wife was very happy! ... (79 replies)
Life After Surgery
Feb 23, 2004
... C6 with a titanium plate. The first thing you need to realize that everyone's reaction to surgery is different. My general philosophy in preparing for surgery was get all the info. I could from as many different people as possible who had been through it, prepare for the worst and hope for the best. ... (5 replies)
... C6, but no symptoms related to it. I was referred to a NS and, after a couple of opinions, agreed to undergo surgery with a NS with a very solid reputation. ... (6 replies)
... Hi frenchfri, I suffered from severe arm and neck pain starting in 2006, my Dr sent me to Neuro who stated cervical spondylosis,DDD osteophytes and that the 3 discs were bone on bone, finally had a 3 level ACDF C4-C7 in feb/09. I then 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... (7 replies)
... and Soma on a continual basis. I'd been on that regimen for a while before surgery as well. I've now discontinued the Avinza altogether. ... (4 replies)
ACDF on Sept. 8
Sep 11, 2008
... op, and I'm feeling pretty darn good! The surgery went off without a hitch, except that it took about an hour longer than the neurosurgeon expected. ... (13 replies)
... comp time from work? ... (9 replies)
... incident tha the recovery was awful and I never really got to recover before I had to return to work. Thus here I am heading down the same path. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with neckpatient. You won't be any help to your son, or your husband, if you wait on this neck surgery. I can tell you I found the ACDF much easier to recover from than the lower back fusion. ... (8 replies)
... on June 14th and return to my neurosurgeon in two days for my first check up and xrays. I suffered from herniated discs and cervical spinal stenosis for years. My symptoms were numerous and were getting worse, so I decided to finally go for the surgery. ... (5 replies)
... The following are the basic instructions I think most docs give out. I did searches for acdf post op instructions. You may get several to come up. ... (6 replies)
... I'm sorry that your in our boat of pain and injury. You will feel better after your acdf and be glad that you had it done. ... (16 replies)
... I had mine 18 months ago and am doing well on the whole. In my experience the surgery was not bad at all! I went in one morning and left the next day. ... (9 replies)
... Not so wierd at all.. And I dumped that other PT so I'm very on track with things that you are doing these days so no more weights for me (except 2 pounds on shoulder shrugs) Sounds like you are on the road to recovery - quickly too! Congrats! :) (258 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)

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