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A 57-year-old male asked:

13 lower back surgeries. past 5 mth. have ces symptoms, getting worse. had ct no dye, looked o.k. need help before i can't walk. would mri be better.

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Dr. David Gruen
Radiology 30 years experience
MRI is better: Mri with contrast is far better to evaluate for both post operative changes, potential infection, recurrent disc herniation, or clumping of nerve roots (arachnoiditis).

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Last updated Apr 19, 2014

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