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    questions about oeg?

    hi,
    this is my first post so hi to every1.
    ok im a quad c5/c6 for just under 2 years. i recently lost the motor fuction in my left wrist so i had an mri scan and it found a 'syrinx' in my spinal cord. so my consultant wants to operate and try to prevent further damage.
    so instead of this i would rather try out oeg surgery to improve my chances of recovering motor function.
    my questions are firstly is the procedure safe? and if i do go ahead with surgery what kind of recovery of sensation and motor can i expect to achieve?
    also can some1 please help me get into contact with Dr. Lima.
    thankyou

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    Hi Kahma, welcome to CareCure.

    Dr. Lima's OEG transplant procedure has been discussed extensively on this forum. Reading through the following four discussions should answer most of your questions.

    Thread 1

    Thread 2

    Thread 3

    Thread 4

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