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New MRI full spine help me understand

karenlkkarenl Posts: 42
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:38 AM in Spinal Stenosis
recently spent time in hospital ,admitted 2 times in 2 weeks due to back pain , chest pains
Heart tests came back good , great news for me since I had a heart attcak 2001 2 stents in then
Dr. ordered full MRI while I was in the hospital
New findings
Cerivical mild straightening on cervial spine
C 5 -6 broad spondylotic ridge with superimposed disc herniation, moderate narrowing of canal, mild cord compression subtle abnormalitiy
C6-7 broad spondylotic ridge with small superimpossed herniation that creates mild narrowing of the canal , no cord compression mild degenerative changes
L1 multi level dengerative disc disease , Mild progressive posterior epidural lipomatosis with in upper lumbar spine
T11-T12 Right paracentral disc herniation with defors right anterolateral cord surfaces and combines posterior ligamentous thickening to create moderate narrowing of canal
L1-2 disc bulge eccentric to right side with mild canal narrowing
L2-3 disc bulge with facet arthropathy creates moderate narowing of canal resulting in intrathecal crowding
L3-4 disc bulge which is eccentric to right side which combines woth facet arthropathy and ligamentous thickening to create mild bilateral forminal canal narrowing
L4-5 disc bulge and facet arthropathy
I am due to see a neuro surgeon in 3 weeks . Can someone help me understand this . Three weeks is too long for me to wiat . Any information or help understanding this would be appreciated


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