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Old 10-13-2012, 10:05 PM   #12
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Re: When does BMP finish growing or fusing?

I assume you don't smoke. That is probably the #1 thing that keeps people from fusing. Then some people just grow new bone cells better than others. If the doctor suspects there may be issues, some order the use of bone growth stimulator. I never had one, so can't comment....

Did you say they are fusing C1-C2? I have lumbar issues so a not as knowledgeable about the cervical issues...but I honestly didn't know they could fuse that high up into the skull. Do you know if this is a rather rare surgery?