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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Be more specific: What did you have done? Spinal fusion? Titanium is just that, it's a non ferromagnetic metal, so it doesn't affect airport screening devices or MRI s ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
varies: Titanium is used in many spinal implants used in neck surgery. It is quite inert and unusual to have a reaction to and is also very MRI compatable. ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
25 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Depends on what the operation is in determining risk. If you are referring to an operation for disc disease you are unlikely to have a complication th ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
potentially: The incidence of mortality with most neck surgeries varies by the procedure being done. All that being said, even the safest surgeries have a low but ... Read More
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes, you can die from any surgery, as all surgery carries known risks and known complications.
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
What kind of surgery: There are many kinds of neck surgery. Death from "major" cervical spine surgery is rare, <<<1% in young to 1% in the elderly. Death from comp ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: The incidence of mortality with most neck surgeries varies by the procedure being done. All that being said, even the safest surgeries have a low but ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Depends what surgery: Most of the common neck surgery require very brief time to recover , will go home same day or next day some like radical neck resection, laryngectomy ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hove
25 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Neck Surgery Defined: This is a very broad term. It refers to any procedure performed on the structures of the neck, ranging from cosmetic (facelift/necklift/rhytidectomy) ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask neurosurgeon: For such a detailed diagnosis, it's probably best to consult with a neurosurgeon, to specifically answer whether surgery is indicated for your angiom ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If there is damage to recurrent laryngeal nerve during the surgery.It will affect the voice and can cause hoarseness or loss of voice aka aphonia.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Common surgery: Assuming a proper work-up has been done and conservative care has failed, most patients do very well from a single level cervical fusion. Average tim ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Enjoy: In a properly selected patient, an acdf can be a remarkably successful procedure. Hopefully you will enjoy tremendous pain relief and will follow you ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends on surgery: It all depends on the length of the surgery and the condition that you have in your neck. Would leave this up to the surgeon. Discuss this with him.
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