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Hi everyone I am having thoracic lamenectomy T7, T8 and T9 with a pediculectomy and possible diskectomy with a metal plate and cages is there anyone who has had a similar surgery that can tell me their experience im scheduled for May 14th
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Take care and keep us posted.SandraVeritas Health Forum Moderator
Thoracic surgery is not that common, I had T12 surgery 2 years ago, your surgery is quite a bit higher up than mine was so I probably won't be of much help, I will say that it was a painful surgery.
Take care and keep us posted