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Cervical acdf fusion of c2-3,c3-4,c4-5 with peek plate

My surgery is scheduled for Monday am. My surgeon is excellent and confident. I was too but a doctor friend has warned me not to do it. My family doctor is for it since I have had these sub occipital headaches or neck aches for several years.severe arm and neck shoulder and chest debilitating pain. Any thoughts? I feel I should go for it .
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First Helper Bigmikehillier
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replied October 2nd, 2010
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its what you feel that counts. its the only way to get back to somewhat normal. i think you made the right decision.....let us know how you do.....best of luck.....pete
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