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Old 01-07-2014, 03:45 PM   #11
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Re: Anterior Cervical fusion or posterior foraminotomy?

Originally Posted by WebDozer View Post
All three of my ops (ACDF, foraminotomy and laminoplasty) worked fine. I think I had three pretty good surgeons. Two of them I had to pay out of pocket, but I'd do that to get a good surgeon. My insurance paid for the hospital and anesthesiologist, which is most of the cost, anyway.
It's too bad that it took 3 operations to take care of the problem! And it sounds like you had the more serious operation - the fusion - done first. Was it much worse to recover from than the other two operations?