Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty are minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of painful vertebral compression fractures (VCF), which are fractures including the vertebral bodies that make up the spinal segment. When a vertebral body fractures, the typical rectangular shape of the bone becomes compressed, causing pain. These compression fractures may include the collapse of one or more vertebra in the spine and are typical results of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease that results in loss of normal bone thickness, mass and quality, prompting a condition in which bones porous, and vulnerable to breaking easily. Vertebrae may also become weakened by cancer.
Indications for Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
It can be used in the treatment of:
• insufficiency fracture
• aggressive hemangioma
• vertebral multiple myeloma
• vertebral metastases
What happens during a vertebroplasty?
Vertebroplasty is a minimally invasive procedure, so patients won't need to stress over long recovery times or even general anesthesia. It is an outpatient procedure offered at Fortis hospital in Mumbai in, requiring just the administration of a local anesthetic. However, general anesthesia can be given if required – your specialist will consult with you on this.
The procedure itself is generally quick. Dr Rana Patir neurosurgeon at fortis will embed a small needle into the back and then check an x-ray for positioning. Once the position has been decided, the he will infuse bone cement (acrylic cement) into the fractured vertebra. Indeed, even distribution will be checked utilizing an x-ray and then the needle is pulled back. A little bandage is all that is required to close the wound.
What are the benefits of a vertebroplasty?
Vertebroplasty is helpful in removing pain and restoring mobility versatility in 60-90% of patients. On any chance, later on you have more vertebral bone fracture, further vertebroplasty can be performed.
Best Spine care offered by Dr Rana Patir at Fortis hospital in Delhi, India
Opting for surgeries of the spine is often a frightening and major decision and choosing the right doctor is very critical to the outcome of the surgery. At the Fortis hospital in Delhi, you can find specialist like Dr Rana Patir who help as well as fulfillment of all your requirements. The surgical procedures at Fortis hospital are carried out in a global-standard operation theatre complex with seamless interiors, hermetically sealed doors and windows and laminar air flow facility that helps in controlling spread of infections. The fully equipped ICU is conveniently located close to the theatre with capable and caring staff watching over their patients with an eagle eye. Spinal surgeries are an incomplete treatment without proper rehabilitation of the patient post-operatively. Proper physiotherapy follow-up is required for the surgery to be proclaimed successful and the Fortis hospital is proud to declare that its patients, who had to be supported when they came in, walk out independently after treatment and proper rehabilitation. The courtesy and politeness that is shown to the patient as well as their relatives at Fortis hospital in Delhi has been proclaimed by many a patient after completing their care at the Fortis hospital. The staff’s ethics are based on attending to the patient’s well-being, and empathizing with every individual patient’s hopes, fears and needs…. This is called all-round care for the sick patient!
Spine Surgery in India- Features
Many Americans, Europeans and Africans, who are struggling to be able to afford their operations at home, can, elect to have spine surgery in India. It could be a cost effective and reliable choice. Patients opting to have spinal surgery in India find that it is easily accessible from all over the world. Connectivity from countries such as the USA, Canada and the UK is relatively quick and inexpensive making traveling to India for medical care a hugely attractive proposition.
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