Neurosurgery And Spine Surgery

At the forefront of Minimally invasive and high-precision Neurosurgery and spine surgeries

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AIG Department of Neurosurgery and Spine services offers a wide range of complex brain and spine surgeries with the cutting edge technology and international standards. We have a team of doctors consisting of Neurosurgeons ,Neuro anaesthetists, Neuro intensivists, radiologists, physiotherapists and allied disciplines who works round the clock to cater the elective, emergency, severe traumatic brain and spine injury patients & who provide the best possible care for patients Our Department is equipped with world class ICUs and Operation theatres with the latest state of art technology from O arm to Cranial robotics which aid in delivering precise complex neurosurgical procedures. The experienced and expert team of doctors with the latest technology makes the institute a center of excellence which provides comprehensive and multi-disciplinary care for disorders of brain, treatment for stroke, brain tumor surgery and spine.

Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Services:

  • 24x7 emergency services for Traumatic injury of brain and spine,
  • 24x7 availability of ICU and OT, Diagnostic services.
  • Availability of MRI, CT, PET scan, DSA and Endovascular services,
  • Availability of Medical oncology and radiotherapy services for comprehensive care of
  • Malignant brain lesions.
  • Availability of Pain clinic services for chronic pain conditions involving head, face, back and limbs.
  • Availability of Physiotherapy services for Cervical and Lumbar disc diseases, hemiplegia, paraplegia, quadriplegia, Facial palsy.

Surgical armamentarium for Brain and Spine surgery:

  • Laminar Flow Modular Operation theatre
  • Zeiss Kinevo microscope,
  • Cranial and Spinal Neuroendoscopy,
  • Exoscope,
  • O-Arm,
  • Neuronavigation S8 Stealth station for stereotaxy
  • Cranial robotics,
  • High speed Medtronics R8 electric drills
  • NIM - Eclipse E4 system for advance Neuromonitoring
  • Cavitron ultrasonic surgical aspiration machine,
  • Fluoroscopy

Brain and Spine Services we provide: Our department provides comprehensive Neuro oncological, Skull base, Brain and spine trauma, Functional, Microvascular, Endovascular, Paediatric neurosurgical, Endoscopic, Key hole surgeries Minimally invasive Spine surgeries and peripheral nerve surgeries.

Brain surgeries:

These are the common Brain diseases that we treat here at AIG Hospitals .

  • Malignant brain Tumours
  • Skull base tumours
  • Posterior fossa tumours
  • CP angle lesions
  • Intraventricular tumours
  • Cerebro vascular lesions
  • Paediatric Brain diseases
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy surgeries
  • Traumatic brain Injury

Spine surgeries: The Spine institute led by Neurosurgery team at AIG , delivers comprehensive care related to the spine. Our team of spine experts specialises in restoring and maintaining neurological function, as well as re-establishing optimal biomechanics in the spine.

  1. Complex Cranio vertebral junction anomalies: Congenital, Traumatic, Infective/Inflammatory cranio-vertebral junctions anomalies may cause quadriparesis with trivial trauma, which can be treated with transoral odontoidectomy and posterior fixation or posterior fixation alone.
  2. Degenerative Spine conditions: Many elderly and and working adults suffer from degenerative cervical and lumbar disc diseases which can be managed by conservatively with assistance of well trained physiotherapists who will help in doing isometric neck exercises and back strengthening exercises. Non improving cases can be treated by surgeries like ACDF, posterior decompression and or fixation. Lumbar disc diseases and listhesis can be treated by Minimally invasive spine surgeries and instrumentation with assistance of O arm and navigation. We have dedicated pain clinic services to manage chronic pain conditions with epidural and facetal blocks.
  3. Spinal tumours: Spinal cord tumours like Intra medullary lesions (Astrocytoma, Ependymoma, Haemangioblastomas), extra-medullary lesions (Schwannomas, Neurofibromas, Meningiomas) can be excised safely with the help of intra operative fluorescence technology sophisticated continuous real time neuromonitoring. Primary vertebral lesions like haemangiomas, multiple myeloma's and metastatic vertebral lesions can be treated with excision of lesion and fixation.
  4. Spinal vascular malformations: Spinal AV fistulas and vascular malformations can be treated with endovascular embolisation or surgical excision of the vascular lesions based on individual pathology.
  5. Congenital spinal malformations in children: Developmental anomalies in newborn babies like dysraphic spinal lipomas, ruptured myelomeningoceles, split cord malformations, tethered cord syndromes can be managed with early corrective surgery with intraoperative neuromonitoring so that lower limb weakness and bladder and bowel dysfunction can be avoided.
  6. Traumatic spinal injuries: Complex traumatic cervical fractures like Odontoid fracture, Hangman fractures, Cervical listhesis, dorsal and lumbar spine fractures can be managed with Spinal instrumentation with the assistance of C-arm / O-arm and advance navigation system.
  7. Peripheral nerve surgeries: Brachial plexus injuries can be managed by neurotisation techniques like Oberlin, Somsack, Spinal accessory to supraspinatus nerve transfer. Nerve entrapment syndromes like carpal tunnel and cubital syndromes can be can be managed with endoscopic / open nerve decompression.

Intractable pain following brachial plexus injury and spasticity can be managed with DREZotomy, Spinal cord stimulation can be done for failed back syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, Painful peripheral neuropathies. Baclofen pump insertion done for severe spasticity.

Key Doctors

Dr. Subodh Raju

HOD and Director Neurosurgery & Spine Surgery - Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery

Dr. Sai Kalyan Savarapu

Consultant Neurosurgeon (Brain & Spine Surgeon) - Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery

Dr. Siddharth Chavali

Consultant Neuroanesthesiology, Neurocritical Care & Interventional Pain Medicine - Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery

Dr. Suresh Kanasani

Consultant - Neurosurgeon - Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery

Dr. Raghu Samala

Consultant - Neurosurgeon - Neurology

Dr. Abhirama Chandra Gabbita

Consultant - Neurosurgeon - Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery

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