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Suffer from right para central dis osteophyte fusion, moderate disc protrusion. Do I need two surgeries?

C6-7 moderate right para central disc osteophyte Fusion at C5-6 with hardware 5 years ago C4-5 moderate disc protrusion Neurosurgeon recommends surgery for C6-7 Question: should I request C4-5 be surgically addressed at same time C6-7 is being corrected? I do not want to need an additional surgery too soon and it is already protruding
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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The neurosurgeon will only operate what is necessary.there is no concept of prophylactic surgery.the neurosurgeon will do what is necessary,trust him.
Answered: Thu, 6 Jun 2013
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