well finally seen neuro,and he says I need a 2 level fusion,
says can't understand why my pain managment Dr waited so long to send me to him cause its really bad. My question is,
hes gonna do a titanium cage with bone shaveings from my neck bone with plate and screws, awaiting his nurse to call with a surgery date, hopeflly soon,,from what i have read on this board seems thoes that have fusions have bone graft from illeac crest or cadaver bone,, wondering how shaveings that are put in cage are different from bone craft?? I hada l-5 s1 fusion fom graft from hip no plate in 99 is this some new procedure he wants to do? I live in michigan and hes rated top surgeon in united states dr dias from beaumont hospital,,,realy scared now but so want to get rid of this pain and my life back.
Thanks for your replys in advance.