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A 37-year-old member asked:

What do i need to do before going in for cervical disc replacement surgery?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
Follow: the doctors orders. i'm sure the surgeon has prepared you for the surgery.
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Dr. Robert Pashman
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 39 years experience
Expectations: Outcomes of spine surgery correlate with correlation of symptoms with objective findings. In addition, patient expectations determine outcome. Make sure you have the right surgery and surgeon before undergoing any procedure. For more information , visit www.eSpine.com
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A 54-year-old female asked:

How long do I need to wear the neck brace after a cervical disc replacement surgery?

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Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Typically: You were the brace mostly for comfort but instructions vary based on surgery and surgeon. If in doubt call your surgeons office and verify your discharge instructions.
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A 30-year-old member asked:

What is cervical disc replacement surgery?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
Artificial disk: The diseased disk is removed and in its place an artificial disk is put in. Various designs use metal, or metal and plastic to attach to the two vertebral bodies, but still allow for movement between them.
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