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Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.

Types of Neuro and Spine Surgeries

  • Minimally Invasive Neck and Back Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Cerebral Vascular Brain Disorders
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Skull-Based and Pituitary Tumors
  • Artificial Disc
  • Gamma Knife ®
  • CyberKnife ®
  • Hydrocephalus/Arnold Chiari Malformation
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
  • Pain Management
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Spinal Decompression Rehabilitation Therapy (IDD)
  • Physical Therapy

Conditions Treated by different surgical Neuro Spine Surgery

Neck (Cervical)

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
  • Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Cervical Laminoplasty

Lower Back (Lumbar)

  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion (DLIF)
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF)

Brain (Cranial)

Craniotomy

Laser Spine Surgery

A laser is a device that produces a form of light energy. It minimally invasive endoscopic procedure that does not require any cutting or disturbing of the muscles and bones.Surgical lasers are typically used to remove (ablate) unwanted or abnormal tissue. As the affected tissues absorb the laser, light is converted to heat. As the tissue is heated, it vaporizes, a process known as ablation.Compared to conventional spine surgery The recovery is also quick in laser surgery.

Cervical Spine Surgery

An anterior cervical discectomy involves removing a cervical herniated disc in order to relieve spinal cord or root pressure to alleviate corresponding pain. The cervical spine can either be approached from the front (anterior approach) or from the back (posterior approach). In general, anterior approach is most favoured. Cervical disc disease is caused by an abnormality in one or more discs — the cushions — that lie between the neck bones (vertebrae). When a disc is damaged — due to arthritis or an unknown cause — it can lead to neck pain from inflammation or muscle spasm. In severe cases, pain and numbness can occur in the arms from pressure on the cervical nerve roots.

Total Disc Replacement

Total Disc Replacement Or Artificial disk replacement is a new surgical procedure for relieving low back pain. Similar to hip or knee joint replacements, a disk replacement substitutes a mechanical device for an intervertebral disk in the spine. The device is meant to restore motion to the spine by replacing the worn, degenerated disk. The surgery is performed utilizing general anesthesia. A breathing tube (endotracheal tube) is placed and the patient breathes with the assistance of a ventilator during the surgery. A small Incision about 3 to 8 cm is made. The intervertebral disc is then removed using special biting and grasping instruments and artificial disc prosthesis is then carefully placed in the disc space.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery

Lumbar spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal in the lower back, known as the lumbar area. This usually happens when bone or tissue—or both—grow in the openings in the spinal bones. This growth can squeeze and irritate nerves that branch out from the spinal cord.This type of Surgery is done to relieve pressure on the nerve roots. This can help reduce pain, numbness, and weakness in your legs. ymptoms may include:

  • Pain, weakness or numbness in the legs, calves or buttocks
  • Cramping in the calves with walking, requiring frequent short rests to walk a distance
  • Pain radiating into one or both thighs and legs
  • In rare cases, loss of motor functioning of the legs, loss of normal bowel or bladder function
  • Pain may improve with bending forward, sitting or lying down

There are two main surgical options to treat lumbar spinal stenosis: laminectomy and spinal fusion. Both options can result in excellent pain relief.

Laminectomy. This procedure involves removing the bone, bone spurs, and ligaments that are compressing the nerves. This procedure may also be called a “decompression.”

Spinal fusion. If arthritis has progressed to spinal instability, a combination of decompression and stabilization or spinal fusion may be recommended.

Anterior Cervical Decompression and Arthroplasty

The procedure aims to eliminate pressure from the nerve roots or spinal cord. The reconstruction of the spine is done to permit for motion at the treated segment.

Carpal tunnel syndrome

It is a painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by compression of a major nerve where it passes over the carpal bones through a passage at the front of the wrist. It may be caused by continual repetitive movements or by fluid retention. Treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome include:

  • Wearing a resting wrist splint if symptoms are worse at night
  • Wearing a working splint if symptoms are brought on by particular activities
  • Steroid injections
  • Carpal tunnel release surgery if your symptoms carry on despite treatment, or if your hands are weak

Gamma Knife

The Gamma Knife is an advanced radiation treatment for adults and children with small to medium brain tumors, abnormal blood vessel formations called arteriovenous malformations, epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia, a nerve condition that causes chronic pain, and other neurological conditions. This therapy destroys the cancer cells and also stops them from multiplying. The tumor disappears after some time.

Hydrocephalus Surgery

A ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt is a medical device that relieves pressure on the brain caused by fluid accumulation. VP shunting is a surgical procedure that primarily treats a condition called hydrocephalus. This condition occurs when excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) collects in the brain’s ventricles. The building up of the fluid in the ventricles (cavities) deep inside the brain is termed as Hydrocephalus.

Robotic neurorehabilitation

Robotic neurorehabilitation has the potential for a greater impact on impairment due to easy deployment, its applicability across of a wide range of motor impairment, its high measurement reliability, and the capacity to deliver high dosage and high intensity training protocols. robotic Neurorehabilitation, a scientific innovation, helping the patients on their way to recovery and a better quality of life.

Cost of Neuro and Spine Surgery

Advanced technologies,World renowned doctorsa and best hospitals coupled with Low cost of Neuro and spine surgery in India makes India the most prominent factor that attracts a large number of patients from across the world.

Neuro and Spine Surgery Packages in India

Neuro and Spine surgeries in many countries like USA,UK,Malaysia,Indonesiaa,Europe , turkey etc are quite costly and burn big hole in your pocket. For many years now, India has become most popular as a destination for medical tourism. Alphine Life offers low cost package for Neuro and Spine treatment and the best of treatment for diseases or injuries of the brain, spine or nervous system. You will not only save money, but will also seek excellent personalized services and Get benefits such as minimally- invasive spine surgeries, affordable all-inclusive spine surgery packages, experienced team of spine surgeons, neurologists and neurosurgeons, advanced imaging facilities and internationally accredited world-class hospital ,advanced technology with state-of-the-art operation theatres. Alphine life solutions also offers packages for Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors, Herniated Disc Surgery, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery,Spinal Decompression Rehabilitation Therapy, Hydrocephalus,Neck and Back Surgery, spinal cord injury treatment etc.

NEUROLOGY Procedure Cost (USD) Procedure Cost (INR)
Spinal Fusion- 1 level 7300 410480
Spinal Fusion – 2 Level 7800 454000
Disc Replacement – 1 Level 7575 436900
Disc Replacement- 2 Level 9855 580250
Kyphoplasty 8475 496870
Laminectomy 3440 205360
Discectomy 3440 205360
Deep Brain Stimulation 19000 starts from 5000 1150000 starts from 345050
Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion starts from 5000 depending upon approach used starts from 345050 depending upon approach used
Spinal fusion surgery starts from 5000 depending upon approach used starts from 345050 depending upon approach used
Cervical spine surgery starts from 6100 depending upon approach used starts from 355000 depending upon approach used
Lumbar Spine Surgery starts from 6100 depending upon approach used starts from 355000 depending upon approach used
Spinal Decompression 6,000 to 24,000 350000 to 1350000
Cervical Disc Replacement surgery 11700 717000
Disc Nucleoplasty 4800 to 6800 301700 to 408000
Laminoplasty 8177 482450
Percutaneous Endoscopic lumbar Discectomy 5800 to 6200 335000 to 365000
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Spinal Fusion 7300 to 7600 420000 to 460000
Brain Tumor Treatment 6200 to 8200 375000 to 475000
Brain Cancer Surgery- Craniotomy 8600 520000
Brain Cancer Surgery – Micro Surgery- Depends upon the treatment 11000 625000

Interventional Neuro Radiology

Interventional Neuro Radiology Procedure Cost (USD)
Liberation Treatment (no stent) 4800
Liberation Treatment (with 1 Stent) 5575
Liberation Treatment (with 2 Stents) 6480
Liberation Treatment (with 3 Stents) 7250

Depending on the medical problem and condition of the patient the charges in the above package may changel. Browse through the Inclusions & Exclusions for details

Neuro Surgery in India

Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. he neurological surgery treats the disorders of the nervous system of the pediatric and adult patients –

  • Spinal and cranial nerves disorders.
  • Skull, brain and meninges disorders including their blood supply.

Neurosurgery Procedures

Their are variety of neurosurgical procedures (treatments) for patients.

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Coiling of Aneurysms
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Minimally invasive Endovascular Treatment of Cerebrovascular Pathology
  • Embolization of Tumors
  • Brain Tumor Excision
  • Embolization of Cerebral and Dural based AVMs
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Embolization of Cerebral and Dural based AVMs
  • Parkinson’s Disease and Tremors
  • Radiosurgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neurosurgeon treats infants and children with disorders affecting the central and peripheral nervous system such as disorders such as spasticity, intractable epilepsy, craniosynostosis, movement of disorders, hydrocephalus, spinal deformities, spina bifida, brain tumors, head injuries and cranial malformations.

Endovascular surgery

Endovascular surgery is an innovative, less invasive procedure used to treat problems affecting the blood vessels, such as an aneurysm, which is a swelling or “ballooning” of the blood vessel. The surgery involves making a small incision near each hip to access the blood vessels. It is an alternative to open surgery that offers many benefits such as less discomfort, quick recovery, less stress on the heart, smaller incisions, regional or local anesthesia and less risks for patients having other medical conditions.

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Normally, arteries carry blood containing oxygen from the heart to the brain, and veins carry blood with less oxygen away from the brain and back to the heart. When an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) occurs, a tangle of blood vessels in the brain or on its surface bypasses normal brain tissue and directly diverts blood from the arteries to the veins. AVMs obstruct the vital cyclical process of arteries and veins.

Symptoms may vary depending on where the AVM is located:

  • More than 50 percent of patients with an AVM have an intracranial hemorrhage.
  • Among AVM patients, 20 percent to 25 percent have focal or generalized seizures.
  • Patients may have localized pain in the head due to increased blood flow around an AVM.
  • Fifteen percent may have difficulty with movement, speech and vision

Parkinson’s Disease

It is a progressive disease of the nervous system marked by tremor, muscular rigidity, and slow, imprecise movement, chiefly affecting middle-aged and elderly people. It is associated with degeneration of the basal ganglia of the brain and a deficiency of the neurotransmitter dopamine. Exposure to chemicals in the environment might play a role.

Symptoms begin gradually, often on one side of the body. Later they affect both sides. They include

  • Trembling of hands, arms, legs, jaw and face
  • Stiffness of the arms, legs and trunk
  • Slowness of movement
  • Poor balance and coordination

As symptoms get worse, people with the disease may have trouble walking, talking, or doing simple tasks. They may also have problems such as depression, sleep problems, or trouble chewing, swallowing, or speaking.

The treatment for each person with Parkinson’s is based on his or her symptoms.

Treatments include medication and surgical therapy. Other treatments include lifestyle modifications like getting more rest and more exercise.

Stereotactic neurosurgery

Stereotactic neurosurgery is the technique for locating targets of surgical interest within the brain relative to an external frame of reference. Traditionally, that has meant temporarily attaching a mechanical frame to the patient’s skull or scalp. It makes use of a three-dimensional (3D) coordinate system to locate small targets inside the body and to perform on them some action such as ablation, biopsy, lesion, injection, stimulation, implantation, radiosurgery (SRS), etc.

Deep brain stimulation (DBS)

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of disabling neurological symptoms—most commonly the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), such as tremor, rigidity, stiffness, slowed movement, and walking problems. It involves the implantation of a medical device called a neurostimulator (sometimes referred to as a ‘brain pacemaker’), which sends electrical impulses, through implanted electrodes, to specific parts of the brain (brain nucleus) for the treatment of movement and affective disorders.

Stroke

A stroke is a medical emergency. Strokes happen when blood flow to your brain stops. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. There are two kinds of stroke. The more common kind, called ischemic stroke, is caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain. The other kind, called hemorrhagic stroke, is caused by a blood vessel that breaks and bleeds into the brain. “Mini-strokes” or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), occur when the blood supply to the brain is briefly interrupted.

Symptoms of stroke are

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg (especially on one side of the body)
  • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding speech
  • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause
  • The strokes can be both prevented and treated

Cost of Neurosurgery

India today has the best neurosurgery hospitals having highly experienced neurosurgeons and latest equipments, Performing both high-end and complex at a very low cost.