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Hospitals and medical centers performing Spinal Surgery.

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.

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Spinal Surgery is available at Anadolu

Listed neurosurgeon:

Dr. Serdar Kahraman

M.D. Prof. of Neurosurgery

Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Spinal Surgery is available at Grupo Quirónsalud

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Spinal Surgery is available at HM Hospitales

NP Istanbul Brain Hospital

NPISTANBUL Brain Hospital; the first special neuro-psychiatric
hospital in Turkey established with the aim of providing effective treatment services with the most sophisticated treatment possibilities.

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Spinal Surgery is available at NP Istanbul Brain Hospital

Listed neurosurgeon:

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

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Spinal Surgery is available at Sheba Medical Center

3 listed neurosurgeons:

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Dr. Alon Fridlender

Director of the Spine Deformity Unit

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

The team of surgeons includes internationally reputed experts, who are deft at providing innovative and the most modern surgical treatment and management services for all sorts of disorders of the nervous system.

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Spinal Surgery is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Listed neurosurgeon:

Dr. K Sridhar

Neurosurgeon

Koc University Hospital

The driving force for our highly-experienced staff is to maintain and increase quality of life. Our primary goal is to maintain highest quality of life, while accomodating time and patience each patient requires.

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Spinal Surgery is available at Koc University

5 listed neurosurgeons:

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Prof. Evren Keleş MD

Professor of Neurosurgery

Prof. İhsan Solaroğlu MD

Professor of Neurosurgery

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Dealing with the surgical treatment of Brain, Nerve and Spine Diseases, our department also offers service by its experienced doctors in advanced neurological sciences such as Neurooncology, Neurovascular Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Epilepsy and Pain Surgery.

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Spinal Surgery is available at Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Centro Médico Teknon

The highly efficient teams at Teknon's Neurosurgery Departments across the country perform complicated procedures like Brain & Spine Surgery, deep brain stimulation, skull base surgery, neurovascular surgery.

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Spinal Surgery is available at Centro Médico Teknon

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.

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Spinal Surgery is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

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About Spinal Surgery

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 Spinal Surgery?

This procedure is performed on the spinal column for a number of complications. It is intended to restore usability of the spine and its structures. One of these complications is a pinched nerve. The surgery is intended to correct any deformities that may impede normal function of the spinal cord.


Diagnosis

Diagnosing spinal disorders is a long and complex process. It involves soft tissue imaging and other techniques. The main imaging technique used is an MRI. A CT scan is also used if the need arises.Besides that, the doctor examines the patient’s medical history and does other tests. These are done to rule out the likelihood of it being something else. Once that is done, the doctor may perform a background study into the patient’s occupation. All these factors help to determine if surgery is needed.


Treatment

Treatment for spinal complications depends on the specific complication. For instance, in the case of a herniated disc, spinal surgery is performed to remove all material that is causing the complications. This will then entail the space being filled with bone from another part or with a titanium piece. If the patient is suffering from nerve compression, an operation is performed to shave off part of the bone causing this. Nerve compression usually causes unbearable pain. The aim is to relieve as much pain as possible.

Spinal surgery can either take place through the front or the back. If the operation involves a herniated disc, surgeons prefer to go through the front. As a result, he/she is not faced with having to encounter nerves unnecessarily. However, surgery may also go through the back if it is required.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Due to the invention of minimally invasive techniques, patients only need to stay in the hospital for a day. However, they may have to stay longer if the surgery was complex. This assists the doctor d

Recovery : Recovering from spinal surgery does not take long. Depending on why the surgery was needed, patients will notice that symptoms begin to fade. However, the first few days after surgery can be painful. After the wounds heal, the patient will be able to go back to their normal routine. However, sometimes this may not be possible. This is especially if the patient’s work involved lifting heavy loads. Additionally, athletes may have to switch careers.

Risks : As with any surgery, the patient’s risks getting an infection. However, this risk is reduced due to the use of minimally invasive techniques. In addition, there is the danger of lifelong paralysis. The risk of being crippled should be seriously considered. Besides that, spinal surgery carries the serious risk of death. This is especially if it takes place on the upper part of the spine.

After care : Continuing to engage in strenuous activity puts the person’s life at risk. A person should also walk around with a cane to avoid too much pressure on the spine. Diet should also be an important consideration. It will help to quicken the healing process.

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