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I have ddg and have been told by specialist I need L2-L3 L3-L4 L4-L5 and L5-S1 fused they won't do the surgery until I am 6 months nicotine free help?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Second opinion

Because of the seriousness of this problem, it is recommended that a second opinion be obtained by a group of surgeons and neurosurgeons in a setting of clinics eg Mayo Clinic etc.
or Medical School University Hospital group.

In brief: Second opinion

Because of the seriousness of this problem, it is recommended that a second opinion be obtained by a group of surgeons and neurosurgeons in a setting of clinics eg Mayo Clinic etc.
or Medical School University Hospital group.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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