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A 53-year-old female asked:

is is possible for my intestines to have come out of place after having an anterior lumbar interbody fusion?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 19 years experience
Hernia: A hernia is possible after this procedure if there is a defect in the abdomen from the surgery. Not sure what you mean by out of place. Be sure to discuss your concerns with your surgeon.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Hernia?: It is possible that you have developed a hernia. A trip to the doctor can address this concern.

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Last updated Sep 16, 2013

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