Spinal Tumors & Infection
Spinal tumors are rare but infections, mainly tuberculosis is very common in India. Both these conditions destruct the vertebral bodies (spine) and produce a mass or puss, which may compress the main nerve in the spine called the SPINAL CORD. These changes initially produce severe backache followed by paralysis (loss of power in the limbs) and loss of control over urination and stools with numbness.
Such patients decides medical treatment or radiotherapy require spinal surgery inform of decompression and spinal fusion, reconstruction an instrumented spinal fusion. There are great advancement in the techniques to increase accuracy and results. Patient spine can be restored to normal with cutting edge technologies and introduction of robotic spine surgery.