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Surgery Of Spine
This means that the : Contents of the spine's canal (nerve tissue) is being pinched and needs to be freed by removing whatever may be compressing it which could be. A disc herniation, tumor, arthritic changes, blood clot or the canal was just too small to begin with. The most common way to do this is by removing a portion of the "roof" of the spine or lamina & is called a laminectomy. There are other approaches too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son recently had surgery on spine including rods . This morning, he woke up complaining that his feet hurti and he is sweating alot.?
I have severe head ache, hot cold flashes rather quickly between flashes. Loss of apatite. Sleepy all the time. Had surgery on spine nearly 2weeks ago?
Concerning: Seek medical attention in the Emergency Room to ensure that a serious condition is not beginning or present. ...Read more
Which surgery should I have done 1st and why? Surgery in spine to replace disk at l5-s1(bone on bone now) or surgery to correct cystocele & rectocele.
Depends: It depends on the exact procedure and the part of the spine involved. In the neck and mid back, the spinal cord is nearby, so it can injured in some way. In the low back, the nerves that go to and from the legs can be injured (less risky than the spinal cord. Such nerve injuries can involve feeling and strength. Other potential problems include pain, infection, bleeding, instability, deformity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: There are numerous types of spinal surgery performed on the neck. Probably the most common is known as an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. In this surgery, an about 3 cm incision is made on the front of the neck. The disc is removed and often replaced with a plug or cage. In the right candidate, it can be very successful. I would discuss the specifics of your case with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: It varies quite a bit depending on the approach, the number of bones being fused, the amount of implants needed, the length of the procedure, the need for intensive care, the length of hospitalization and rehabilitation. Your spine specialist should be able to give you an estimate, taking into account your specific curve and proposed options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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