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Spinal Fusion

Posted by @lorih in Bones, Joints & Muscles, Nov 9, 2011

I am 38 and have 3 degenerative discs L2 L3, L3 L4, L4 L5 , 2 tears, one badly herniated disc (L5 S1) and Spondyliolithesis at the L5 S1. Going to meet with surgeon to go over results of discogram and MRI. Anyone have any imput on similar issues Multilevel fusion will be discussed at this appt. Would love some help with this.

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Posted by @ross, Nov 18, 2011

I would ask the surgeon to give my name (your name) to patients who have received this surgery from him. And ask him to ask these patients to call you or email you about the results. Clearly he can't give you patient names and contact information - patient confidentiality - but you can wave your confidentiality rights so the surgeon can give your contact information.


Posted by @ladyd, Feb 2, 2013

Just wondering if you had surgery. It has been over a year for you. I am facing a what I believe may be a similar surgery. Lumbar Fusion.

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