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Surgery for physiologic lordosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have been diagnoes with loss of physiologic lordosis with grinding in c5 &6 identified with same intensity as the lcr located at center intramedullary correspond to focal dilatation of ependymal cancal v/s an earea of nonspecific mielomalasia same in c6& 7 what treatment surgery is recommend for this
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   let me read ur query
User :   I have been diagnoes with loss of physiologic lordosis with grinding in c5 &6 identified with same intensity as the lcr located at center intramedullary correspond to focal dilatation of ependymal cancal v/s an earea of nonspecific mielomalasia same in c6& 7 what treatment surgery is recommend for this
Doctor :   can u give me what symptoms that you are having ?
Doctor :   this will give me a better idea of the severity
User :   headaches, in front and back of head facial pains, numbness & shooting pian in left arm and legs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   here a surgery may be done
Doctor :   to fix the loss of the lordosis
User :   what type of surgery is recommended
Doctor :   the surgery wiill comprise to loosen some vertebrae and tendons to increase the mobility of the spine
User :   is this called fusion surgery and how long is recovery post operation
Doctor :   the recovery will take not more than 2-3 weeks
User :   where do you recommend this surgery
Doctor :   Do u mean , which hospital or at what level of spine ?
User :   hospital in usa i have a family member living in N.C
User :   do u recommend LSI
Doctor :   you can get it done in any major hospital, provided, they have doctors with good experience in spine surgery
Doctor :   i hope your questions have been solved
Doctor :   take care and have a good day
Doctor :   bye for now
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