Kyphosis correction surgery is an option for patients whose curvatures continue to progress and non-operative treatments do not relieve pain or symptoms. Nonoperative treatments include painkillers, physiotherapy, and braces. Kyphosis usually develops in the thoracic spine. But it can also develop in the cervical spine and lumbar spine. The exact treatment for kyphosis depends on where it is located in the spine and the severity. Surgery is often recommended when the curves measures over 60° to 70° degrees on x-rays and that cause severe pain, digestion or breathing difficulties. Surgery is also an option for patients whose kyphosis leads to compression on the spinal cord or nerves.
Typical surgeries used for correction of kyphosis are osteotomy and spinal instrumentation and fusion. Spinal instrumentation and fusion surgery involves the placement of wires, cables, screws, rods, and plates to the spine to achieve better correction and stability while the spine fuses together. The screws are placed into the vertebra. Then rods and plates are attached to screws to connect everything together. Spinal fusion surgery permanently realign and fuses abnormal curved spinal bones together to eliminate motion between them so that they grow or heal together and form a single, solid bone.for spinal stability and prevention of future progression. Spinal instrumentation and fusion may be combined with osteotomy to stabilize the spine during healing. During osteotomy surgery, bone is cut to correct angular deformities. The bone ends are realigned and allowed to heal.
Departments of spine surgery at our associate hospitals provide easy access to evaluation and treatment for a full range of spine conditions for both adults and children, utilizing the latest diagnostic and surgical technology. Spine surgery in Turkey is comparable to the best in the world in terms of technical expertise as well as affordable costs.
The goals of the Kyphosis correction surgery are to:
- place the spine in natural position
- stop the curve’s progression,
- reduce the patient’s pain
- reduce the deformity
- maintain body balanceSurgeons in our exclusive network are among the Turkey’s most successful providers of spinal correction surgeries. Specializing in spine surgery our highly-experienced surgeons can perform a wide variety of surgeries from minor procedures to extremely complicated surgeries. Our hospitals use multidisciplinary approach to provide a complete range of services for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with the spine disorders.
Our pool of highly trained spine surgeons committed to providing excellent surgical services to our patients. Our surgeons have had between 20 – 40 years’ experience in their field. No matter what type of spine surgery you may require, you can be confident in their abilities. Our surgeons are experienced in all aspects of spine surgery.
Today, Turkey’s private hospitals offer the most advanced medical treatments and technology available in the world. In order to guarantee that our patients get reliable and effective medical care we are carrefully sellecting best doctors and top hospitals to be part of our exclusive network. Our patients never have to wait for any waiting lists, preventing further uneasiness, discomfort and additional health risks.
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