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Cervical Fusion Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing Cervical Fusion to foreign patients.

SOLCOT Centro Médico

Our team of professionals is specialized in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology. With an extensive experience, we will study your particular case and will give you the best surgical and recovery solution. We use the most innovate technics in order to provide our patients with the best solution.

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Dr. Álvaro Sáez-Arenillas Martín

Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

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Cervical Fusion

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Hospital Velmar

A small multi specialty hospital located in the town of Ensanada, Mexico. A staff of 50 physicians provides surgical and medical care in over 20 medical specialties. The doctors can speak English, and the hospital provides services to foreign patients.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. Heber Avitia, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Cervical Fusion

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Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud

Some of the major achievements of Quirónsalud specialists include surgery for total wrist replacement and use of AI and virtual reality for surgical procedures to correct bowleggedness.

9 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Ramón Cugat

Hospital Quirónsalud Barcelona

Dr. Lluis Orozco

Centro Médico Teknon · Grupo Quirónsalud

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Cervical Fusion

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Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Prof. Ahmet Kıral

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Joint Arthroplasty

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Cervical Fusion

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Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Our Orthopaedic, Trauma and Sports Medicine Department has a great human team to offer you the best, up-to-the-minute techniques to treat any kind of musculoskeletal system condition.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. Antonio Narvaez

Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, Traumatology and Sports Medicine

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Cervical Fusion

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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

4 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Emin Erdil

Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist

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Cervical Fusion

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My Medical Vacations

My Medical Vacations is an agency specialized in medical tourism, focused on the care of international patients during their visit to Cancún (Mexico).
6 years of operation and more than 2000 patients attended give us the experience to provide an optimal service

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Cervical Fusion

8,000 - 14,000 US$

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Physicians are renowed for their expertise in Joint Replacement and Arthroplastic Surgery enabling patients to resume active and pain – free lifestyles.

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Cervical Fusion

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Centro Médico Quironsalud Teknon

Orthopaedic medicine provides highly specialized evaluation and treatment of the entire musculoskeletal system including bones, ligaments, tendons, joints, muscles and nerves — everything that allows you to move, work and be active.

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Cervical Fusion

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Clínica do Dragão - Espregueira-Mendes

Clínica do Dragão - Espregueira-Mendes is a clinic that is specializes in the human musculoskeletal system. Located in Porto, Portugal, Clínica do Dragão - Espregueira-Mendes has a strong reputation in sports medicine.

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Dr. João Espregueira-Mendes

Orthopaedics and Knee Surgery

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Cervical Fusion

8,800 - 11,100 US$

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About Cervical Fusion

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Cervical Fusion?
Cervical fusion is a surgical procedure that joins bones located in the cervical spine, which may have been fractured or dislocated. It may also be used to treat problems that cause excessive pain from an infection or cancer.

How is Cervical Fusion Performed?

  • An anterior or posterior incision is made on the patient’s neck.
  • The cervical fusion may be performed in the following ways:
    • A bone graft can be used to connect adjacent vertebrae, which stimulates a new bone growth.
    • Metal implants and metal plates can be used to hold and join the vertebrae.
    • A complete vertebra can be taken out and the spine can be fused.
    • The adjacent vertebrae can be fused by removing a spinal disc.

How to Prepare for Cervical Fusion?
  • The patient needs to undergo a physical examination and certain tests before the surgery.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • Certain medication that the patient has been taking may be stopped two weeks before the surgery.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medical conditions or ailments of the patient.
  • The doctor should be informed if the patient has been drinking more than one or two drinks of alcohol in a day.
  • The patient should stop smoking some weeks prior to the surgery to recover quickly.
  • The patient will meet an anesthesiologist before the surgery.

Duration of procedure/surgery : 2 to 6 hours, depending on factors such as number of vertebrae, instrumentation, etc.

Days admitted : Cervical fusion may be done as an outpatient procedure. If the patient is taken as an inpatient, the patient may be hospitalized for one day.

Anesthesia : General Anesthesia

Recovery : - The patient may feel tired, thirsty or cold after gaining consciousness. - The patient may get a sore throat. - The patient may experience pain or numbness or a tingling sensation due to irritation to the nerves from the surgery.

Risks : - Risks of general anesthesia - Pain - Blood clotting - Stiff neck - Breakage of fusion implants - Injury to the nerves and spinal cord - Excess bleeding

After care : - Intravenous lines are used to provide the patient with medication and fluid. - The patient should not bend and lift heavy objects. Walking may be permitted if the patient is comfortable. - The doctor should be consulted before resuming sexual activity. - The patient is required to wear cervical collars for approximately two months or until the fusion is done. An Aspen collar should be used continuously except when the patient is showering. A Philly collar should be used when the patient is showering. - Drainage tubes may be attached to the patient’s body to drain fluid and blood from the surgical incision. - The incision area should be kept dry and covered while showering. - A catheter may be attached to the patient’s bladder to drain urine. - The patient should fix an appointment with the doctor 10 to 14 days after the surgery. The doctor will examine the patient and remove any staples during this visit. - The patient may be required to wear special stockings or boots to prevent blood clotting in the legs. - The patient is required to use an incentive spirometer that is used to keep the lungs clear. The patient should not drive during the recovery period. - Physical therapy may be started once the fusion is complete. The doctor should be informed immediately if the following symptoms occur: - High fever - Swelling and infection in the incision area - Arm or leg weakness - Severe neck pain

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