What is the spinal registry?

The British Spine Registry was set up by the British Association of Spine Surgeons to monitor the outcomes of spinal procedures, collecting valuable and insightful data, to better understand procedures and techniques and a patient’s experience and quality of life.

What is spine navigation?

Navigation assisted spine surgery is a group of technologies, which allow the surgeon to access real-time, three dimensional and virtual images of the spine in relation to the surgical instruments intraoperatively.

How long does spinal stabilization surgery take?

Spinal fusion surgery usually takes four to six hours, but the time varies according to the individual patient. The surgeons will take as long as they need to do the job well.

What is spinal stabilization surgery?

Spine stabilization refers to the surgical procedures that correct spinal instability and deformity while they optimize the physiological weight-bearing function and mobility of the spinal column.

Who is the top spinal surgeon in the UK?

Professor Arun Ranganathan is one of United Kingdom’s leading spinal surgeons. He was appointed a young consultant at the age of 35 in Barts Health NHS Trust, having completed 3 spinal fellowships and surgical training in London, Leeds, Newcastle and Toronto.

What is stereotactic computer-assisted PX spinal?

Computer-assisted spine surgery is an instrument tracking technology in which the surgical instruments are viewed with the help of three-dimensional images of the spine. This technology increases the accuracy and safety of the spinal procedures which cannot be achieved with traditional spinal surgical approaches.

What is Stryker Navigation?

The Stryker Orthopedic Surgical Navigation System provides computer-assisted navigation technology using tracking devices that provide our surgeons with a fuller picture of a patient’s joint mechanics.

What are the risks of spinal surgery?

Like all surgical procedures, lumbar decompression surgery carries some risk of complications.

  • Recurrent or continuing symptoms.
  • Infection.
  • Blood clots.
  • Dural tear.
  • Leakage of cerebrospinal fluid.
  • Facial sores and loss of vision.
  • Nerve injury and paralysis.
  • Death.

Which country is best for spine surgery?

Thailand is the Medical Tourism capital of the world. The cost of private hospital spine surgery in Thailand is on average 50-70% less than the same surgery in a western country such as Australia, New Zealand, The Middle East, Canada and the USA.

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