SpineUniverse Community Advice
Get help and share your story with others who know what you're going through.
Please register or log in to join the discussions!

Pedicle Screws to short (FBS)

Started by Shortscrews7 on 12/30/2015 12:45am

I am so angry! I recently was referred to a surgeon after the FBS, and he informed me that the screws used were to short to hold. They are all very lose and my pain in my back is terrible. I also have a fluid sac from tear that needs repaired. The new surgeon was so angry. He said "this surgeon should lose his license", I am sick and tired of cleaning up his messes. I am putting it nicely. He also said "I (he) used to not say anything to him but now I do, I tell him just what I think." He also said "the first surgeon also went a little to far up and little to far down my spine for this fusion, and in the same breath said ya that's right you should see the Porshe he drives) I wanted to cry, well I did cry. I am schedule for surgery again because the entire fused area has shifted even more(spondylolesthesis), to the extent I am to be very careful, no lifting no exercise. I am so scared it is a 5 hour surgery. How could he do this to me........the 1st surgeon. I just want to take a walk. I will be going thru months of recovery.

Has this ever happened to anyone?

Best Responses
There are no responses to this discussion.
Do you find this discussion helpful?
0
SHOW MAIN MENU
SHOW SUB MENU
Cancel
Delete