What is Cervical Spine Fusion?

Category: Surgeries

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This neurosurgical procedure is performed to relieve the pressure on one or more nerve roots, or on the spinal cord. It involves the stabilization of two or more vertebrae by locking (fusing) them together. The seven cervical (neck) vertebrae are numbered C1 to C7.

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Why Patients Stopped Having Cervical Spine Fusion (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Not indicated 41
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 44 patients who’ve stopped having Cervical Spine Fusion

Duration

Currently Having Cervical Spine Fusion
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 6
Stopped Having Cervical Spine Fusion
Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 3
Adherence
Always
15 79%
Usually
1 5%
Sometimes
2 11%
Never
1 5%
Burden
Very
7 37%
Somewhat
5 26%
A little
4 21%
Not at all
3 16%
Cost
$200+
5 50%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
5 50%
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1 patient evaluation for Cervical Spine Fusion

itsnotmummy
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itsnotmummy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F54y
FM:11y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See itsnotmummy's full Cervical Spine Fusion history

Dec 7, 2008 (Started Dec 07, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Very
Advice & Tips: i was involved in an insident less than a month after surgery that bluntly gard my head and neck, doctor blew me off because i had no medical coverage.
Side effects: Nerve damage

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