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  • JB72
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    #8632 |

    L2-L3 and L4-L5 discs require surgery. Is it possible to perform surgery for both at the same time? Are there additional risks?

    Dr. CorenmanDr. Corenman
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    #8633 |

    There is no problem to perform surgery on two nonadjacent levels in the spine. There are no additional risks. There is a caveat however. If fusion surgery is contemplated, the stress will increase at the level sandwiched in-between.

    Dr. Corenman

    PLEASE REMEMBER, THIS FORUM IS MEANT TO PROVIDE GENERAL INFORMATION ON SPINE ANATOMY, CONDITIONS AND TREATMENTS. TO GET AN ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS, YOU MUST VISIT A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN PERSON.
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