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Im going to have Lumbar decompression with instrumentation and fusion at L4-5 and L5-S1. Im over weight 5'8 280lbs I have Diabetes I smoke some don't drink. Im 56 years old I have had surgery before on my knee but nothing like this Im sacred to death I don't know to get myself up for this. How many people die with this surgery. HELP.