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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely : Two different types of diseases / surgeries, your surgeon will discuss risks, benefits and alternatives before the procedure, best wishes
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Surgeon has details: A "normal sex life" means different things to different people. The amount of activity one can do after surgery depends on the surgeon, the patient, a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Lumbar scoliosis: Simple. Incision made in back to visualize spine to be fused. Length of incision appropriate for fusion. The facet joints are removed and the bone pre ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience in Neurosurgery
Few hours: It depends on on the skill or experience of the surgeon, the exact nature of the procedure, and what is encountered during surgery. In my experience, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it is possible: It is very routine surgery to do that.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Deprends: On ttype of fusion what approach anterior alif or plif or xilf allograft autograft bmp how many levels your diagnosis definition of recovery 6months ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Very common in your-: -age group. it takes a lot of therapy above and beyond your formal sessions to gain the notion. daily passive 2-3 times a day which requires a partner ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Can assist: Certain fracture patterns of the femoral condyle can be assisted by using arthroscopy. It can judge whether out not the fracture is significantly disp ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Corrective: Spinal fusion removes degenerative discs/vertebra and "fuses" the appropriate remaining spinal segments to restore function and overall health.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Arthroscopy means the procedure is done through small incisions, but it doesn't tell us what is done. It could be debridement of a small mensical tear ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
Consult your surgeon: Consult your surgeon. Wishing you the best.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Joining bone togethe: A spinal fusion is a procedure used to join two spinal motion units together. It is designed to stop all motion of the motion segment. It may be perfo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Usually it help to rebuild the cartilage but it take time.
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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: This surgery, like any surgery, has indications that must be evaluated in terms of each patient with respect to benefits v risks involved. This is ba ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Sacroiliac fusion is rarely done for a very specific type of back pain coming from the sacroiliac joints. A very thorough work up is needed prior to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ambulation: The most important aspect of disc replacement rehabilatation is walking. A brace is not necessarily recommended. After several weeks, you may require ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience in Hand Surgery
Arthroscope: Hip arthroscopy done by a orthopedist that does this regularly can be very helpful.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sure: Depends on training look for a team or a fellowship trained spinal surgeon neuro or ortho1 year of additional spine training.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Roccia
16 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Tmj arthroscopy is possible in the hands of a trained and skilled surgeon. Debate continues as to the long term success of such surgery versus other ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Yes: While less invasive and less painful post operatively than an open procedure there is a period of post op pain associated with the procedure. Level of ... Read More
A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Decompression: The disc in between the vertebrae have the consistency of a jelly donut. The contents can herniate through the outer border and compress the nerves of ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Specific?: There are a lot of decompression surgeries for different parts of the body. Can you list out your medical history in (pmh section) and previous treat ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be patient.: takes awhile for bone healing, then PT over the course of time. some pain and swelling to be expected.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Acl failure: Acl graft can fail for many reasons. Usually it's a repeat injury. Other reasons can be discussed with an orthopedic surgeon.
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