For many years, Keyhole Spinal Surgery has been revolutionising spinal surgery by offering a minimally-intensive alternative to treating spinal injuries and problems. The fact that it requires only a tiny cut to allow access to cameras, lights and other surgical instruments means there is minimal damage to soft tissue and bones, and greater accuracy in correcting problems.
Keyhole Spinal Surgery is suitable for a wide range of neck and spinal problems including sciatica, degenerative disc disease, spinal deformity and other conditions.
Initially, this technique was available for the following three types of surgery:
With advancements in technology, the development of more innovative tools and high quality research, Keyhole Spinal Surgery is now also undertaken for:
The two methods above are frequently used to correct spinal deformities in the vertebral column and other spine problems caused by poor body posture.
Keyhole spinal surgery at The London Spine Unit is performed for Disc degeneration, Spinal Infections, Spinal Fractures and other conditions that require open surgery.
There are many merits to Keyhole Spinal Surgery as a preferred surgical procedure.
Other spinal conditions that can benefit from the use of this technique include:
At The London Spine unit, Harley Street Hospital we provide patients with a first-class standard of diagnostics, assessment and treatment and have developed a world renown reputation for our successful track record in addressing any spinal problem. You will be looked after by a team of medical practitioners and specialists that carry out the surgery to ensure your experience at our spinal unit is memorable for the right reasons. We are usually able to offer appointments very quickly, often within days or even hours in some cases, so ask us how we can help.
The London Spine Unit specialises in Minimally Invasive Treatments allowing rapid recovery and return to normal function.
Mr Mo Akmal has developed revolutionary techniques to perform Day Case Spinal Surgery. We avoid traditional General Anaesthetic for all surgery.
The London Spine Unit provides the highest quality care to all patients and has VIP services for those seeking exceptional services.
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