Overview: The spine is a complex structure, balancing flexibility and strength. Even the smallest change inside the structure of the backbone can cause tremendous disability and pain. Usually, back pain is dealt with simple medicines or exercises. It's only most effective whilst all this fails and quality of lifestyles is severely affected that the medical doctors endorse spine surgical operation to treat severe and prolonged lower back ache situation.    Dr. S. Karunakaran provides innovative...
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DBS is the most common surgical remedy for Parkinson’s however it is not for anybody. It is usually done in people who have had Parkinson's for at least four years and still get a benefit from medication but have motor complications, such as significant "off" time and/or dyskinesia. DBS generally works exceptional to lessen motor symptoms like stiffness, slowness and tremor. It would not work as well for imbalance, freezing while walking or non-motor signs...
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Overview: Sometimes, back pain can become unbearable in spite of several months or years of conservative treatments. If you have exhausted all nonsurgical treatment options and you are still suffering from chronic, debilitating back pain, your physician or spine care specialist may recommend that you undergo back surgery. Back surgery can help relieve some causes of back pain, but it's rarely necessary. Most back pain resolves on its own within three months. Dr. S. Karunakaran...
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What is Sciatica and how is Sciatica caused? Quite often Sciatica is referred to as a Radiculopathy, a medical term, which is used to describe numbness, pain, tingling sensation and weakness in the arms and legs occurring due to a nerve root issue. The Sciatic nerves are the two longest nerves in our body, going from the lower spinal cord, down to the buttock and hip areas and till the back of each leg finally...
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Overview: The term “neurosurgery” is short for neurological surgical treatment, a field that is concerned with the prognosis and treatment of nervous system disorders. Neurosurgery is a sister discipline to neuromedicine, which involves the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders and complications using medications and non-surgical methods. In most patients, neurologists work alongside neurosurgeons. Dr. Rana Patir- Top brain and spine specialists in India Dr. Rana Patir is an eminent Neurosurgeon of India with more...
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Overview: Gamma knife radio surgical treatment is used to deal with positive conditions of the brain, a lot of which can be handled through open surgical operation had this option not become available. Gamma Knife radio surgery is a very precise form of radiation therapy that focuses intense beams of gamma rays with pinpoints accuracy to treat lesions in the brain. Despite its name, gamma knife surgical procedure involves neither traditional surgical treatment nor a...
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Describe Cervical Microendoscopic Discectomy Surgery Micro Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy is a minimally-invasive surgery done with the help of a tubular device. It has been designed to get relief from the pain caused due to Herniated Discs that put pressure on the nerve roots. This surgery is mostly performed on an outpatient basis, which means that maximum patients are able to leave the hospital on the same day. Cervical Microendoscopic Discectomy Surgery in India is done...
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A craniotomy is a surgical procedure performed under general anesthesia by a neurosurgeon in which the surgeon removes a portion of the skull to access the portion of the brain needed. A craniotomy is a similar procedure, but the skull flap is not immediately replaced after the brain is operated upon. Sometimes the surgeon needs to allow the brain to swell helping to reduce intracranial pressure. Once ICP resolves, the patient will be taken back...
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Neurosurgery is a completely challenging surgical uniqueness wherein techniques and technologies are continuously developing. Minimally-invasive procedures using surgical microscopes and endoscopes are increasingly used which achieve comparable or better results than open surgery. The benefits to the patient include less pain; faster recover time and minimal scarring. Neurosurgeons diagnose, assess and perform surgery to treat disorders of the nervous system. They operate on the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous...
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Minimally invasive neurosurgery describes any procedure that is less invasive than an open surgery used for the same purpose, and is redefining the field of surgery. Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedures usually involve laparoscopic devices and remote-controlled manipulation of surgical instruments with observation of the surgical field through a scope, either micro or endo. In traditional open neurosurgeries, surgeons need to make large incisions in order to operate and access the area of concern. With...
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