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Veritas-Health LLC has recently released patient forums to our Arthritis-Health web site.

Please visit http://www.arthritis-health.com/forum

There are several patient story videos on Spine-Health that talk about Arthritis. Search on Patient stories
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Have any of you gad one of these filters put in prior to lumbar fusion. I am getting cold feet!!
Ellen Arnel


  • My mother in law has one of these after multiple blood clots, two of which moved to her lungs (this occurred after a knee replacement surgery).... so they put one in.... I can't imagine a spine surgeon scheduling surgery with a patient that had blood clotting issues when their blood chemical profile wasn't stable.... Has a vascular surgeon already suggested one to you? What is the plan to stop your blood thinners before surgery? Lots of questions, I hope you get some very reassuring answers soon.
    33yo mom of two. My surgical history...preadolescence scoliosis, kyphosis, and a hot mess.... 5 spine surgeries and lots of items added I wasn't born with (titanium, peek, surgical steel). Guess cremation is out. TSA loves me.
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