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Minimally Invasive Spinal Tumor Removal Surgery in India

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Tumor is abnormal mass of rapidly growing cells without any physiological function. That means it does not perform any function for the body but derives its nutrition from the body. It can occur anywhere in the body. The cause is unknown. Those tumors that are found in and around the spinal cord are known as spinal tumors.

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Minimally Invasive Spinal Tumor Removal Surgery in India

  1. 1. Spinal Tumor at World Best Spine Surgery Hospitals in India www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com
  2. 2. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com Spinal Tumor http://medworldindia.com/Surgery/SpineTumor.htm Tumor is abnormal mass of rapidly growing cells without any physiological function. That means it does not perform any function for the body but derives its nutrition from the body. It can occur anywhere in the body. The cause is unknown. Those tumors that are found in and around the spinal cord are known as spinal tumors. They may be primary tumors whose cells of origin is the spinal tissue, or they may be secondary tumors which have spread (metastasize) via blood stream from some other focus in the body. The spinal cord is covered by a layer of protective tissue called as meninges. The entire spinal cord is encased within the vertebral column.
  3. 3. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com Following are different types of Spinal Tumours based on there cancerous or non-cancerous behavior. http://medworldindia.com/Surgery/SpineTumor.htm •Benign bone tumors are of following types: •Giant Cell Tumor: Usually found in the sacrum •Hemangioma: Usually found in the thoracic spine •Osteoid Osteoma: Usually found to affect the lumbar spine's posterior spinal column •Malignant bone tumors are classified as follows: •Chordoma: Affects the sacrum and coccyx in the midline •Osteosarcoma: affect the anterior vertebral body and it may also invade the Posterior spinal elements. •Malignant cartilage tumor: •Chondrosarcoma; Found primarily in the thoracic, lumbar, and sacral spine •Malignant plasma cell tumors: •Plasmacytoma is cancer of the white blood cells (plasma cells) which effects the thoracic spine and may also involve the spinal cord ot the nerve roots.
  4. 4. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com http://medworldindia.com/Surgery/SpineTumor.htm Symptoms of Spinal Tumour Tumor may cause generalized symptoms in the body (like persistent low energy levels, unexplainable weight loss, lump formation, enlargement of lymph nodes, malaise, irregularities of menstruation in females etc as well as symptoms pertaining to the affected organ in the body. There are various ways in which spine tumour may exhibit, but the most common symptoms of spinal tumour are as follows: •Back pain radiating to the other parts of the body. •Loss of sensation and muscle weakness especially in the legs. •Difficulty in walking, sometimes leading to falling •Loss of bowel or bladder function
  5. 5. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com Minimally Invasive Spinal Tumor Removal Surgery in India http://medworldindia.com/Surgery/SpineTumor.htm Some Spinal Tumors, benign or malignant, require surgical intervention before or after non-operative treatments. When pain is unresponsive to non- operative treatment, neurologic deficit progresses, a specimen is needed, neural elements (e.g. nerves) are compressed, vertebral destruction exists, or when spinal stabilization is necessary - surgery is considered. Surgery may include tumor resection (partial removal) or excision (complete removal). When the tumor is removed (partially or completed) pain and neurologic problems may clear up. Spinal instrumentation and Fusion are procedures used to reconstruct and stabilize the spine. These procedures join and solidify the level (or levels) where a spinal element (e.g. vertebral body) has been damaged or removed.
  6. 6. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com http://medworldindia.com/Surgery/SpineTumor.htm Why surgery for Spine Tumor Removal? •When the tumor is removed (partially or completely) pain and neurologic problems may clear up. •To restore and preserve neurological function and provide spinal stability. •Spinal Tumor surgery is generally indicated in case there is a localized tumor which can be removed with minimum damage to nerve and spinal cord, •There is persistent neurological deficit and pain which is unresponsive to non operative treatment •Surgery may include resection (partial removal) or excision (complete removal) of tumor.
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