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Has anyone here have minimally invasive spinal fusion?

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  • EMS GuyEEMS Guy Posts: 1,563
    edited 05/25/2013 - 6:09 AM
    As I recently found out from a different surgeon, minimally invasive procedures commonly produce more interior scar tissue than laying a person open. My MRI clearly shows where the 1" incisions over each screw has filled in with scar tissue (total of 8 incisions). Scar tissue and healthy tissue don't get along vey well! That's just one of the pain generators I have now.

    Keith
    Several Epidurals, L4-S1 360 ALIF, Numerous Facet Joint Injections, RFA x2
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