1 patient evaluation for Lumbar Sacral Spinal Fusion taken for the purpose of 'Bulging disc' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 48y
  • Duration: 36 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
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101 weeks ago
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Oct 10, 1997 (Started Oct 10, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bulging disc)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Pain in lower back)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: Make sure it is a last resort try everything you can before you let anyone cut on you. The Fusion didn't take for me and I still live in pain everyday, severe pain. The only reason I am glad that I had the procedure is if I didn't I wouldn't be walking today. I just want you to know they gave me a 50% chance of success when they went in to do the surgery and the surgeon said that was the standard that they go by. people be sure it is a last resort.

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