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My friend just got back surgery for two damaged ligaments in his back. How long will he be in the hospital for?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: The only portion of

The spine where ligament instability plays a role for an indication of surgery is in the upper cervical spine.
Generally, if no neurologic injury, the hospitalization is a few days.

In brief: The only portion of

The spine where ligament instability plays a role for an indication of surgery is in the upper cervical spine.
Generally, if no neurologic injury, the hospitalization is a few days.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine

In brief: Surgery.

The best person to answer would be your friend's surgeon.

In brief: Surgery.

The best person to answer would be your friend's surgeon.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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