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Neurosurgery and allied sciences

Overview: What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery, also known as neurological surgery, deals with the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system, such as spinal cord, brain, cerebrovascular system, and peripheral nerves. Neurosurgery specialists treat any disease or disorder that affects  any portion of the nervous system in coordination with neurologists. The most common problems which the neurosurgeon encounters is head injury, brain tumours and spinal cord problems.

What is the procedure to treat back pain through Neurosurgery?

A person undergoing the neurosurgery for back pain has perhaps need to follow the below procedure.

  • Discectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal Fusion Surgery

Discectomy is surgical removal of degenerative or herniated disc, which strain the spinal cord or radiating pain due to compression of disc on nerves in person. To relieve pressure on nerves, Laminectomy surgery removes the back of one or more than one vertebrae. Spinal fusion surgery connects or attach two or more vertebrae together permanently.

What conditions can be treated through neurosurgery?

There are many conditions that can be treated through neurosurgery, some of the most common

  • Cervical or Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Head injury (eg., skull fractures)
  • Injuries of peripheral nerves
  • Spinal disc herniation
  • Spinal cord trauma
  • Spine, spinal cord and peripheral nerves
  • Vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord

How is the recovery after neuro and spine  surgery?

The recovery after surgery usually depends upon the kind of surgery, disease and condition of the patient. Because of technical advancements in both the fields of spine and neurosurgery the results and outcomes of the patient are extremely satisfactory as compared to earlier period. Usually patient requires post operative recovery graded  programs to lead there active normal life.

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