MIOT Institute of Orthopaedics

Spine Surgery

Overview

The MIOT Centre for Spine Surgery brings together a multidisciplinary team of highly-trained medical and surgical specialists who offer comprehensive diagnostics, surgical and rehabilitative strategies and, indeed, the entire spectrum of care for patients across age groups who require surgery for spinal disorders and injuries.

A centre for complex spine surgery

Led by an experienced spine surgeon, the spine-team includes neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine surgeons, neurologists, physiotherapists, neuroradiologists, anaesthesiologists, nurse practitioners and therapists.

All spinal ailments are accurately diagnosed by at our state-of-the-art Department of Imaging and Radiology, which includes the latest 64-slice CT scan and 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology that identifies not only anatomical, but also vascular flow characteristics and spinal-fluid dynamics. Additionally, internal medicine consultants are available to assist in pre-and postoperative patient management and work closely with patients’ primary physicians

Complex

Surgical outcomes that match global standards

The Department specialises in complex spine surgery, including reconstructive tumour surgery using the latest techniques and innovations. MIOT’s results for the correction of complex spinal deformities are unmatched, even by elite centres across the world.

 

The Centre performs over 800 surgeries every year. Some of the most common problems treated include:

  • Disc-herniation of back or neck
  • Trauma of the spine
  • Degenerative disc conditions, including osteoarthritis
    Failed-back syndrome
  • Infections of the spine and osteoporosis

Treatments & Procedures

  • Microdiscectomy and endoscopic discectomy
  • Minimally internal decompression for spinal stenosis
  • Posterolateral spinal fusion
  • Posterior lumbar interbody fusion
  • Anterior interbody fusion
  • Spinal stabilization – posterior / anterior
  • Spinal column reconstruction – posterior / anterior
  • Vertebral body resection (corpectomy) and reconstruction
  • Scoliosis corrective surgery
  • Spinal osteotomies
  • Disc replacement
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Paediatric spinal surgeries
  • Surgery for spinal tumours
  • Laminoplasty
  • Minimally-invasive spinal stabilisation