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Hi I am new here, and have been dealing with pain in my Thoracic for over 5 years. I have had every procedure the Docs can think of short of surgery, I have had 3 MRI"s and it shows a narrowing of the spine with 2 bulging discs at T6 and T7. I have heard that they have to go through your chest to operate on the Thoracic. That scares the hell out me. I guess my question is, is this true or is there another way to operate in the T Spine.


  • My insurance agent had that surgery as i spoke to him about my failed back surgery, Yes you are correct i believe but with a good dr you should do ok if surgery is needed,
    My insurance guy says he been great from his T surgery that was done years ago,

    Ps welcome,
    Flexicore ADR 2004 resulting nerve damage l4l5 Fusion 2006 same level, 2009 hardware removal with lami !
    2012 scs implant ,
  • So they did go through his chest? Did they have to work around the heart and lungs? Also why is my post not under the Thoracic Topic in the Forum?
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