⁠Spine Tumors

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    Best Spine Tumor Surgery Doctor in Chennai

    Spine tumors are abnormal growths of tissue that develop within or near the spinal column. These tumors can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous) and can originate from various structures within the spine, including the bones, nerves, or soft tissues.


    • Back pain, which may worsen at night or with movement
    • Neurological symptoms such as weakness, numbness, or tingling in the limbs
    • Difficulty walking or maintaining balance
    • Loss of bowel or bladder control (in advanced cases)
    • Spinal deformities or changes in posture

    For expert care, consider consulting Dr. Phani Kiran S, a specialist in Spine Tumor Surgery at MedSpine in Chennai. With more than 10 years of experience, Dr. Phani Kiran S provides comprehensive and personalized treatment options for patients dealing with spine tumors.

    Types of ⁠⁠Spine Tumors

    Spinal Metastases

    Spinal metastases refer to the spread of cancer from another part of the body to the spine, often requiring treatment to manage pain and prevent complications.

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    Multiple Myeloma

    Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that forms in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell found in the bone marrow.

    Primary Spine Tumors

    Primary spine tumors develop within the spinal column, arising from various tissue types, and may necessitate surgery for diagnosis and treatment.

    Intradural Tumors

    Intradural tumors are masses originating within the protective covering of the spinal cord, often requiring surgical intervention for treatment and removal.

    Sacral Tumors

    Sacral tumors are abnormal growths that develop in the sacrum, the triangular bone at the base of the spine.

    Transpedicular Biopsy

    Transpedicular biopsy for spine tumors is a minimally invasive procedure to extract tissue samples for precise diagnosis and treatment guidance.

    Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy

    It is a surgical intervention specifically for treating disc herniations in the lower back (lumbar region). Surgeons use an endoscope to remove portions of the herniated disc that are causing pain and other symptoms by exerting pressure on nerve roots.

    Endoscopic Microdiscectomy

    It is similar in purpose to endoscopic lumbar discectomy, focuses on the treatment of herniated discs. However, it involves specialized microsurgical techniques and instruments in addition to the endoscope.

    Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy

    Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy targets disc herniations in the neck (cervical region). Surgeons remove the herniated parts of a cervical disc that are compressing the spinal cord or nerve roots.

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