A 52-year-old female asked:
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i just had this surgery and not sure what it all means. drs tried to explain but i was on strong meds. hemimamirotomy l4-5 plif clamps?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Please see the photo: This is what the doctor insert in your back beside taking the disc out on the area. I hope it help you understand.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
Dr. Fernando Techy
20 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ask your doctor : Don't be afraid or ashamed. Everything you don't understand or are not sure about your condition or treatment can be perfectly explained by your doctor. Nobody better than the person that just operated on you to tell you precisely what he did. It is common to forget what doctors tell you when under medication. Ask him again.
Answered on Apr 4, 2014
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