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Why I can't have back surgery when I need it?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Need to talk

to surgeon, if you need surgery and no contraindications you will receive it

In brief: Need to talk

to surgeon, if you need surgery and no contraindications you will receive it
Dr. William Jenkins
Dr. William Jenkins
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Hard to say

Some people may think they need back surgery but are really not good candidates for surgery and may be worse off if they get it; others may have something on MRI that is very fixable, but may have contraindications to surgery based on other reasons.
Such as a person that has multiple, severe medical problems. I would discuss this directly with your surgeon.

In brief: Hard to say

Some people may think they need back surgery but are really not good candidates for surgery and may be worse off if they get it; others may have something on MRI that is very fixable, but may have contraindications to surgery based on other reasons.
Such as a person that has multiple, severe medical problems. I would discuss this directly with your surgeon.
Dr. Edward Hellman
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