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cervical myelopathy

I went to a neuro surgeon for the second time today and he said I have cord compression with the spondylosis C4,C5, C6 and have to have surgery. He said it will progress to paralysis. Has anyone had Atlantis cervical plate with anterior approach fusion and how are you now?
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I had the fusion surgery 1 yr ago..feel great..57 yr old active male,,good luck
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How are you doing?  I am now facing the same thing you were facing in 09.  I unfortunately have heart problems too so surgery could have other complications.  I am waiting for insurance pre-approval.  Any advice?  I'm scared to death so any feedback at all would be appreciated.  thank you  ***@****  just put cervical in the subject line please
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Dear Proud  I highly recommend  what I had done  PRODISK at C45 and  56 simple  a few days discomfort and  kiss good by to pain I have problems finding my scares  
IVe had a  Solid  fusion done at C 67  and Its deteriorating after 25 years THe Fusion is Crumbling with Arthritis
but  with the prodisk there is NO bone to crumble
Discuss this with Your  Doctor  Before you  do another thing .

Best wishes  Peter
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