Wondering, if anyone has had surgery/fusion of two or three levels of C-Spine and into T-Spine one or two levels?
I have C-4/5/6 ACDF bone implant fusion; diagnosed with needing C-6/7 into T-1/2 plates/screws. Told it is complex to have to that junction cervical & thoracic fused and surgeon would not want to do unless "severe neuropathy and/or myelopathy cord compression"
It's not that T levels, of course, are not done, it's having the junction of C-spine having to be fused to T-spine with instrumentation = more complex and serious surgery. Al
so told prognosis "high risk and more compromised".
Not seeing anyone with this history - - anyone have same issues of C-4/5/6 fused now needing that C-7 T-1/2 because of severe DDD?