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Rod Removal After Spinal Fusion Surgery
My daughter had spinal fusion surgery 2 years ago Nov 2007 she was 12 years old at the time now 14.
Her curve was at 58 degrees. Her titanium rod is about 10 inches long on her lumbar spine. She has been experiencing pain over the last year. Her doctor has told us that rod removal may be an option after further test are ran and she is 100% that the spine is fused. My daughter is extremly upset with the thought of another surgery as am I.
Has anyone had this done? Can you please offer any advice or experience with this pain.