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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



  • memerainboltmemerainbolt IndianaPosts: 4,713


    While you are waiting for a reply, go the search box at the top right of the page and key in thoracic lamenectomy. Scroll down past the ads and you will find links to older discussions from members that have had this surgery. These members are no longer with us so you will not be able to reply to them.

    Good luck with your surgery. Below are some links that may be helpful.

    How to Prepare Psychologically for Back Surgery 
    Rehabilitation After Spine Surgery
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    Maximize the Ability to Heal After Spine Fusion Surgery

    Take care and keep us posted.
    Veritas 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


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