hello any one out there, i was wanting information from the folks who have had this done. i need a 3 way fusion i have not been in for the disscussion on what his procedure is. my doctor is a good nuerosurgeon by others comments and his waiting room takes 40 minutes just to see him. i was wondering where do they cut and what do they do with the damaged dicsk.do the fix them or use plates and screws. i appreciate any ones advice.god bless to all but im going crazy.