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  1. Things can change.....

    Just over two weeks post surgery, the numbness began to return, but only when standing/walking. I am approaching 4 weeks out. When I stand with maybe a plan to walk, my left foot and my right leg...
  2. 100% success! Surgery was July 5th.

    ALL feeling has returned to my right leg. I got home today, Sunday, from ICU. Surgery took 8 hours and ended Thursday night after 8p but my surgeon said I could recover at home!

    Dr. Kenji Muro was...
  3. Thanks!

    Thanks for your taking the time to respond. I do appreciate it. I will post back once the surgery is done. I am sure other patients have the same fears and this forum has been wonderful.
  4. July 5th is the date for surgery....

    The man I trust here says I should not delay but move forward before more damage is done. Things have progressed since my last post. We are going to do the tethers at C4-5; the previous surgical...
  5. Now I have a very different opinion

    The neurosurgeon I saw on the 18th says NOT to do the whole length but believes my leg problem is caused by the tethers at the previous surgical site (C4-5). Has ordered SSEP'S of my right UE and LE...
  6. Since May 25th.....

    The numbness has increased. Now it is the entire right leg right up to the lower back and the left foot. MUCH worse when trying to stand and walk. BUT I can STILL walk, tho it is wobbly, but I...
  7. Thanks for the reply!

    Guess I call you Charlotte? Anyway, thanks. They never said I had a cyst, unless that is a given with 16+tethers and adhesions from C5 thru T11. All I know now is that it appears that no one is...
  8. Saw the neurosurgeon for the first time ......

    At least since the diagnosis. He says I have no fewer than 16 tethers, some directly opposed to each other, distorting the cord. Says there is no way to determine exactly which one is causing my...
  9. nearly 2 years post SAH and now I get this??

    Am new here. 8-2010 I have 4 AV fistulas bleed at the same time at about C4. Happened while I was at the hospital so went on life support. Major SAH occurred and I was saved by the dept. chair. ...
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