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Looking for Best Scoliosis Surgeon in Bangalore- Get it at Sattvik Spine Foundation

Scoliosis is a type of spinal deformity and referred as loss of normal spinal alignment. Such deformities can occur due to various reasons and it causes majorly in adolescents. Although the exact cause is still unknown and called idiopathic in medical terms. Other major causes of scoliosis are vertebral anomalies which occur at the time of […]

October 3rd, 2016|Best scoliosis surgeon in Bangalore|2 Comments

Responsive Services Guarantee Best Ever Recovery – Spin Surgeon

Medical science had grown to treat the people in the best ways and the advanced methods heal and cure in limited time with care and ease. Sattvik Spine Foundation is the top destination where every issue related to spine can be cured with confidence and comfort.  The best spine surgeon in Bangalore treats the patients […]

September 26th, 2016|Best Spine Surgeon|1 Comment

Should spine surgery be denied to an 85-year old lady with severe osteoporosis suffering from traumatic myelopathy? Is it best for a spine surgeon to treat it with or without surgery?

Nagamma , an 85-year old lady presented on a stretcher. She was in excruciating pain and was unable to even get up to take care of her basic needs of day-to-day life. Best effort to help her was undertaken by spine surgeon Dr. Yogesh K. Pithwa of Sattvik Spine Foundation.

On detailed history, it was […]

September 15th, 2016|Case Of The Month|1 Comment

Is Endoscopic Discectomy Superior To Conventional Open Discectomy? Unfortunately, meta-analysis of existing scientific evidence states that this “fashionable” approach is just an alternative to the conventional open discectomy!!!

Microendoscopic discectomy versus open discectomy for lumbar disc herniation: a meta-analysis. He J, Xiao S, Wu Z, Yuan Z. Eur Spine J. 2016 May; 25(5):1373-81. doi: 10.1007/s00586-016-4523-3. Epub 2016 Mar 21.

PURPOSE: To compare the outcomes of microendoscopic discectomy and open discectomy for patients with lumbar disc herniation.

METHODS: An extensive search of studies was performed in […]

September 15th, 2016|Excerpts From The Scientific World|2 Comments

Committed to bring the Best Medical Treatments

Spine issues can be cured and one can lead a normal life with joy with the surgical treatments for spine. The best spine surgery in India commences here in our health institution, Sattvik spine Foundation. With the blessing of advanced medical science and the expertise of our surgeons, we have brought miracles in the life […]

September 8th, 2016|Best Spine Surgeon|2 Comments

Kyphosis Correction In A Patient With Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia

14-year old Sheetal [name changed] presented to the OPD of the author with features of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia. She had kyphosis at the thoracolumbar junction with features of progression associated with pain [figure 1]. In view of this, she was offered surgical intervention in the form of PVCR [posterior vertebral column resection] at the apex of deformity.

MRI revealed developmental stenosis of the canal which necessitated that the spinal cord had ‘no reserve’ space in the canal [figure 2]. Shortening or lengthening the vertebral column would likely compromise cord space. Hence, care was taken to reconstitute the anterior column with a cage, to an extent that did not alter the spinal cord length [figure 3]. The surgery was carried out through a single approach from the posterior [backside] of the patient. This obviated the need for a second surgery from the anterior aspect [front side]. The surgical strategy involved working from around the spinal cord to remove the deformed bone anteriorly.

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June 18th, 2016|Case Of The Month|16 Comments

When do you Need to Visit a Spine Surgeon?

A painful back is something that most individuals experience multiple times especially when they have been leading an active life. However, a niggling back pain or a twinge is not something that you are unduly worried about. You would just massage the affected area once or twice or apply a pain reliving ointment usually in […]

Essential Items during Back Surgery Recovery

Opting for a spinal surgery and anticipating a healthy life minus the pain at the end of it is indeed something you look forward too. Yet just going to the best spine surgeon in India and having your back operated on does not make you eligible for full recovery automatically. There are several factors to consider once the surgery is over and done with. The top spine surgeons in Bangalore […]

Who is Better for Spine Surgery – Orthopaedic or Neurosurgeon?

The option of going in for spine surgery is not something that you can afford to take lightly. The first step is consulting the best spine specialist in India and get his opinion. However, who do you consider as a specialist when it is mandatory to get spine treatment in Bangalore? Should you approach surgeon […]

Questions to Ask Your Spine Surgeon before Surgery

Having trouble with your back is often discomforting. The niggling problem may soon become serious, if you do not pay attention to it. While back pain and associated pain has long been the focus of the Western world, the need for consulting the very best spine surgeon in India is being felt keenly nowadays too. […]

March 15th, 2016|Excerpts From The Scientific World|2 Comments