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The Cost of Spinal Fusion Surgery

Posted on 02 December 2010 (0)

Realistically speaking a spinal fusion surgery is a very expensive procedure to undergo especially if there is instrumentation involved. With a baseline cost of $80,000 US things can quickly escalate over the $100,000 range with extra costs such as surgery room time, anesthesia, and other specialist’s involved

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Spinal Fusion Recovery – Lumbar and Cervical

Posted on 02 December 2010 (0)

Before undergoing spinal fusion surgery it is important to understand the stages of recovery that are involved in the healing process. Spinal fusion surgery is an extremely aggressive surgical procedure from which it will take many months for a patient to fully recover. Because spinal fusion surgery is most often the final corrective measure attempted […]

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Spinal Fusion – Lumbar and Cervical

Posted on 02 December 2010 (0)

Spinal fusion surgery can either be performed in the lumbar region of the spine (lumbar fusion) or the cervical region (cervical fusion) but is rarely performed in the thoracic region. Conditions rarely develop in the thoracic spine because of its stability. A spinal fusion is a surgical technique that does exactly what the name implies: […]

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Failed Back and Spine Surgery – Failed Spinal Fusion

Posted on 02 December 2010 (0)

Failed Spinal Fusion – Failed Back Surgery Failed back surgery or a failed spinal fusion is often referred to as failed back surgery syndrome, or FBSS. Failed back surgery syndrome is often associated with continued pain after surgery that can be similar or different from the original pain. If you are having the same pains […]

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