Spine Surgery

Spine Total Disc Replacement

(Package: $7500-$9500)

Spine Total Disc Replacement, TDR is also termed as Artificial Disc Replacement or ADR. It is one kind of arthroplasty. The artificial discs must be approved by the national medical authorites and are usually made up of combination of plastic and metal or only metal. This surgical procedure is performed to replace the lumbar or lower spine or cervical or upper spine with an artificial device for disc. The procedure can cure and provide relieve to the severe low back pain, chronic low back pain and also cervical pain that are usually caused from the diseases like degenerative disc diseases. An alternative intervention for the same disc herniation symptoms include the cervical disc replacement and also are associated with the hand and arm symptoms.

TDR or ADR is developed and chosen to be an alternative to the traditional spinal fusion process. It provides the pain elimination or reduction, still the motion is allowed throughout the spine. Another advantage of TDR is, the premature breakdown can be prevented at the adjacent levels in the spine, which is a potential risk present in the spine fusion surgery.

Converting the food to energy Regulation of the blood clot Forming the bile and then production of proteins used for blood plasma Clear of the blood from poisonous substances like drugs

Causes

When the disc gets deteriorated, the result will be decreased functionality and pain. The reason for total disc replacement, either for cervical or lumbar discs is the breakdown of the downs and may cause because of various reasons like,
• Injury from sports
• Injury from accident
• Genetic predisposition
• Natural breakdown with age and time

Biliary Atresia – This condition occurs from either absence of the bile ducts or abnormal development of the same. Acute Hepatic Necrosis – This condition is caused because the tissue in the liver dies. Liver Cancers – Primary tumors in the liver, and not yet spread to the external parts of the liver. Metabolic Disease – This is a condition, caused from the chemical activity, caused by the liver in the cells. Autoimmune Hepatitis – Damage and destruction of the liver because of the chronic inflammation caused in the liver.

Treatment

therapy and injections. When these conventional non surgical treatments fail, the final alternative would be surgical treatment.When the disc is worn out, the treatment recommended would be non surgical treatment, like pain medication, physical

Surgical Procedure for Lumbar and Cervical Spine Artificial Disc Replacement Lumbar spine artificial disc replacement is the replacement of the lower back of the spine and cervical spine artificial disc replacement is the replacement of the upper back of the spine. For both these surgical procedures, an anterior or front incision is made and certain imaging is used to mark the target disc. The injured disc or degenerated disc would be removed with the help of the specialized tools. Then the exact right fit is checked with the help of trial spacers. After checking the best right fit, the appropriate and right fit artificial disc will be placed. It makes us specialiszed delivery devices and perfectness is achieved. The placement appropriateness is then double checked by using final x rays, and then confirm. After the procedure is performed, the incision would then be closed with absorbable stitches.

Blood vessels blocked in the newly transplanted liver Infection Block of bile duct Bile Leakage No function of the new liver.
Treatment regimen noncompliance Serious liver disease persisting, even after the transplantation Other medical conditions, like sever cardiac problem, which could not tolerate the hard surgical procedure Difficult treatment of current or recurring infection Alcohol consumption Metastatic cancer, spread around the source location

Benefits

Traditional treatments employed for the worn out disc problems are usually, spinal fusion or sometimes welding of the broken two bones. Spinal fusion usually gives beneficial results like dramatic improvements in the symptoms for pain and thereby improving the overall quality of life. However, there is a drawback associated with this treatment that there may be abnormal stress developing for the disc, present below and above the fusion, because of the loss of motion resulted at the levels of fusion. It leads to premature breakdown of the bone. It would create development of pain and thereby need for more procedures and treatments.

Total disc replacement treatment, when selected at the appropriate symptoms and done for only the selected cases, it provides all the positive results of the surgical fusion, at the same time the motion in between the vertebral bodies are also be preserved. It would thereby leads to the stress to be minimized at the nearer or adjacent levels of the disc. So, there would be hardly any chances for the breakdown, though with the time.

Urgency – based on the critical condition of the patient Diagnostic Tests – to assess the liver and overall status of health of the patient. Psychological and social evaluation – it includes assessing the stress, family support, financial condition, etc., which influence the final outcome of the transplantation. Blood Tests – to assess matching potential of the donor liver with the liver of the patient

Cost of Spine Total Disc Replacement Surgery

The above Package Cost is a tentative Approximate Package Estimate, which includes initial investigations & specialists screening, stay in a Private Room wherein patient’s assistant or relative can also stay with patient, doctor / surgeon fee, nursing care, medicines & consumables, Airport Pick-Up & Drop.

You have to wear a gown after removing your cloths It starts with IV or intravenous line on the hand. Heart and blood pressure monitoring catheter are inserted to the wrist and neck. Additional catheters may be inserted at subclavian areas. You need to lye on the table. Excessive hair is removed at the site of surgery A catheter is arranged to drain urine After sedation, a tube is inserted into the lungs to control breathing through a ventilator. Skin is cleaned using an antiseptic solution A slant incision is done under the ribs. The diseased liver is separated from the structure and surrounding organs to remove and the veins and arteries are clamped to control the flow of blood to the liver Donor liver is taken and connected to the blood vessels of the patient, and blood flow is established. Bile ducts are connected Incision is closed Drain may be needed to place in the site of incision to control swelling Dressing is done

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