I had 1 level c5-c6 ACDF a year ago and NS just said xray shows black line/space above transplanted cadaver bone (below is all blurry and white showing fusion). She ordered a CT scan so they can see it better and because i am still in so much pain. Does this mean I will need the surgery again? Can you stay only partially fused with a cage/screws in there or is that too unstable?
Would it start fusing now at this point?
Please help, I know some of you had to have your surgeries again from hardward problems, but has anyone had this happen where just one side fuses and the other doesn't?
Thank you for any help.