Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
There is a special team of neuro-surgeons at BLK Super Speciality Hospital offering Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery. The goal is to treat a patient by giving minimal invasion while conducting a surgery which is helpful in fast recovery.
Why is a Neurologist involved in a Spine Surgery?Spine or the backbone of a person is spread all along the back of the body from neck till the hip and does the primary job of sending and receiving signal from the brain. Any disorder, deformity and accident can lead to malfunctioning of Spine and needs neurology related specialists to diagnose and treat it.
Why should I opt for Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery?Spine surgery would have given anyone a chill if it was to be conducted a decade ago. But, with advancement in medical field, the open surgeries are now being replaced with minimal invasive surgeries which involve lesser risk and the recovery time is also faster. In case of spine, a minimal invasive surgery reduces the risk of any damage to surrounding muscles or nerves.
How long is the healing process?With Minimal Invasive Spine surgery a patient can go home on the very same day or after 1-2 days, depending on the condition of the patient. However, regular check-ups and physiotherapy are mandatory to heal properly.
What are the different types of Spine Surgeries, a doctor may suggest?
- MIS Lumbar Diskectomy: The surgery is conducted in case of a herniated disc in the lower back.
- MIS Lumbar Fusion: The surgery is conducted to implant the graft in order to give the spine a proper movement.
Complications of a Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery has minimal risks. A patient may experience following condition in rare cases:
- Pain at graft site
- Nerve damage
- Blood clots