My guess is yes too...but I don't know that type of information either...maybe we will get a bet going until we get the answer:)..
Sorry to hear you are having such bad health issues that lead to disability...:(...Straydog is definitely well versed in that subject..
Sending you some hugs...that I can do! (( ))
SB and "the pup who snores loudly"
ACDF C5-C7, (no hardware), with autograft bone Nov. 2001
(reabsorption of bone 2 years later...still lost in body..expect to burp it out at anytime..haha"))
ACDF with hardware, allograft bone Nov. 2005
Anterior and Posterior CDF, allograft bone with BMP, removal of old hardware, use of titanium plates, rods, screws, & kitchen sink (lol) Oct 2006