hi everyone, well the dr. nurse called and my surgery is set for march 8th.so i got lots of time to worry and be anxious, lol. this site has given me alot of info, so glad i found it. i do have a question, i saw several post on here where people were getting thier harware taken out after so long. is this part of it haveing the metal rods and screws taken out??? omg i didnt know this part. can anyone tell me, and the experience with the hardware removal and why they take it out.
HAVEING-- l4/5+l5/SI PLIF
POSTERIOR LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION
W/PEDIDE SCREW FIXATION
MARCH 8TH 2010