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I have back surgery - what was my procedure called, what to do?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: There are literally hundreds of types of surgery performed on the spine. If you are unsure what type of surgery you had done, don't hesitate to ask your surgeon. Another option would be to get your medical records and look at your operative note.

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Last updated Sep 5, 2014

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