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02 Feb 2004

four level cervical fusion with instrumentation
please advise me re above fusion seems to be holding up but taking strain and MRI indicates deterioration of actual fusions
How long before it needs re-doing
how careful should i be
female 47 two operations done in 2000
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dala, I can’t tell you how long the fusions will last, but you should follow a healthy diet, not smoke and do regular moderate exercise. The rest will depend on your body and how lucky you are. Good luck.
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