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    inspan spinal fusion device
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    lovebuga720 posted:
    Has anyone had a inspan spinal fusion device. Was recommended instead of rods and pins. I have spondylolisthesis grade II almost a 3 on L5 , 10mm slip. Pain with movement period , alll day and night especially in my legs
     
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    terrye responded:
    I HAVE NOT HEARD OF INSPAN,BUT I INTEND TO FINED OUT MORE.MAINLY BECAUSE YOUR SYMPTOMS ARE VERY CLOSE TO MINE,THOUGH I HAVE A FEW MORE
    PROBLEMS.
    AS TO PAIN, HOWEVER,I CAN ADD A LITTLE.
    BEING I HAVE NOT OPTED FOR SURGERY (AS YET)
    I AM TAKING MORPHINE HYDROCODONE.
    I NO LONGER TAKE GABAPENTEN,BUT I DO BELIEVE IT HELPS LEG PAIN BUT ONLY IN THE HIGHER DOSAGES,1500MG .
    I WILL BE INTERESTED IN YOUR PROGRESS AND I HOPE YOU FINED A SOLUTION TO YOUR PAIN.
     
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    bj1208 responded:
    Hi and welcome to the support group -

    I have never heard of this, and I just had my 2nd fusion surgery (12/4)

    I did some research and found this site - it may answer some of your questions thus where you can ask your surgeon more.

    http://www.spinefrontier.com/resources/inspan_technique.pdf

    I must say it does look pretty graphic so bear with it - looks very informative.

    Keep us posted what you find out~~
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