they are removing part of my skull and removing my c1. also i was told that they are going to use a cadaver (sp?) patch? so i dont know if the 3 1/2-4 hrs was an estimate or if i should expect to be under longer
Hi...u should expect that it can be nething....there is no way to account for the unknown...my DH and I were told mine would be approx 4 hrs....it was a little over 7.....so, do not try to anticipate this as u can't.
Did they rule out EDS? The cadaver dura plasty patch is ok if u do not have EDS, but if u do, u may reject it causing leaks and set backs so do make sure.
Did u post ur surgery date on the surgery date thread? I was not aware u had a date?
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